Chocolate Emergency Cookies

Chocolate Emergency Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 97.2
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.7 mg
  • Sodium: 22.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Healthy? Only in moderation. There are a wonderful occasional treat with my morning coffee. Healthy? Only in moderation. There are a wonderful occasional treat with my morning coffee.
Number of Servings: 48


    6 oz semi sweet chocolate
    6 oz unsweetened chocolate
    1 stick unsalted butter, softened and divided
    1-1/2 cup flour
    1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
    1-1/2 tsp baking powder
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    3 large eggs
    1-1/2 tsp vanilla


1. Melt chocolates and 1/2 stick butter (in microwave). Cool briefly.
2. Sift together flour, cocoa, and baking powder. Set aside.
3. Beat 1/2 stick butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until the consistency of moist but grainy.
4. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix.
5. Mix into chocolate mixture.
6. Stir in flour mixture.
7. Chill for 1 hour.
8. Scoop rounded tablespoons onto a greased (or parchment paper lined) cookie sheet.
9. Bake 1 sheet at a time for 9 to 11 minutes in a 350 degree oven. If you tap the top of the cookie and it bounces back, it's done.
10. Cool 2 minutes on pan before moving to racks.
Makes approx. 4 dozen

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    I only used 2 oz of baking chocolate...and the 6 oz of mini chips... plenty chocolatey! - 12/6/10

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  • Yummy and easy to make. But they definitely need to be refrigerated long enough to keep them from flattening when they bake. - 4/13/12

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  • I don't know why this site promoted this recipe as a healthier alternative to brownies. Having 48 cookies on hand, each having 100 calories, doesn't seem like it has any advantage portion-control-wise. - 12/6/11

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  • This recipe is directly out of a book called Sticks & Scones by Diane Mott Davidson! You should give proper credit!
    - 9/22/11

    Reply from FRANCLYN (9/24/11)
    I am always careful to give proper credit when I get a recipe from somewhere else. However, I came by this particular recipe by trial and error and a friend gave it the name. I was not aware of the Sticks and Scones book.

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  • These are great. I saved a few chocolate chips to mix in right before I chilled the dough. I made this for a cookie exchange this year. Everyone said they were the best of the bunch - first to go in my house ( = - 1/5/11

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