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Dark Chocolate Walnut Cookies

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“These cookies are not for the faint of heart chocolate lover. They are rich and slightly fudge, the strong chocolate flavor complimented by walnuts. I love these cookies because they're not too sweet; but sweet enough to make me crave more.”
12 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Put butter and dark chocolate the top portion of a double boiler over barely simmering water. Melt, stirring occaisionally, until smooth and combined. Carefully take off the heat and cool slightly, stirring every once in a while to prevent the mixture from hardening. It will thicken up slightly, so work quickly.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg, cocoa powder, and sugar for 3 minutes on a high speed. The mixture will thicken up slightly and become ribbony when you raise your mixer. Add the chocolate mixture in two parts, mixing well after each one. Add vanilla, salt, and baking powder. Mix until just combined. Add flour, and again mix until just combined; don't overmix the batter. Gently fold in walnuts.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop or a measuring spoon and a teaspoon, drop tablespoons of batter onto the cookie sheet. You'll probably get about 12 out of this mixture. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Transfer onto a wire rack to cool.

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