Chewy Spiced Double-Chocolate Cookies

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These chewy, mildly spiced cookies are covered in a pretty crunchy coating. They may appear soft when they come out of the oven, but they will firm up as they cool.

  • Portion size 60 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 55 g semisweet chocolate (about 2 oz) melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon each salt and baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon each baking soda ground cloves and nutmeg
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cups white decorating sugar

Method

In large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time; beat in chocolate and vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cloves and nutmeg; stir into butter mixture just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. (Make-ahead: Shape into disc and wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 2 days. Alternately, freeze in resealable freezer bag for up to 1 month; let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes before continuing with recipe.)

Roll by rounded 1 tbsp into balls; toss in sugar to coat. Arrange, 3 inches (8 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheets. Bake, 1 sheet at a time, in 350?F (180?C) oven until tops are no longer shiny, about 11 minutes. Let cool on pans for 2 minutes; transfer directly to racks to cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Tip from The Test Kitchen: Be sure to coat these cookies with decorating sugar, which can withstand the heat during baking. Granulated sugar will melt in the oven.

Nutritional facts per cookie: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 75 mg
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 119.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Potassium 48 mg
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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