Chocolate Cookies With Chocolate Covered Raisins

“We bought a bunch of dark chocolate covered raisins from the candy bins where you scoop out what you want. So my DH scooped up a lot! I hid half of it till I tossed this recipe together. The outside is crunchy, but the center will be moist and chewy. This recipe has two methods of directions so it's not a hard recipe to put together. Your choice.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
30
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda, together in a medium bowl.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat or in the microwave oven. Remove pan from the heat, and add the bittersweet chocolate, set aside until melted.
  3. Whisk the eggs, yolk, brown sugar, and vanilla together in a medium bowl then slowly whisk in melted chocolate mixture.
  4. Stir in the flour mixture to make a loose dough. Don't over work the dough. Fold in the chocolate covered raisins. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  5. Alternate Method for Food Processor owners:
  6. Melt butter in micro.
  7. Finely chop chocolate in food processor with metal blade.
  8. Pour in warm melted butter and process till smooth.
  9. Add vanilla, brown sugar, pulse to blend. Add slightly beaten eggs and yolk pulse to blend.
  10. Whisk together flour, baking soda baking powder and salt add to chocolate mixture and pulse to blend.
  11. Remove dough and and fold in chocolate covered raisins.
  12. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  13. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  14. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Form dough into balls, about 2 inches or 1 1/2 ounces each, and put on the prepared baking sheets, leaving a couple inches between the cookies. Bake about 13 to 15 minutes. Cool on a rack.

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