Absolutely “the best” chocolate cookie you have ever tasted!
16 squares semi-sweet baking chocolate
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups chopped English walnuts
1. Coarsely chop 8 squares of the chocolate; set aside. Microwave remaining 8 squares in a large microwaveable bowl on High for 1 to 2 minutes; stir until melted and smooth.
2. Add sugar, butter or margarine, eggs and vanilla extract; blend well. Stir in flour and baking powder. Add chopped chocolate and walnuts. Stir to blend.
3. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 13 minutes. (Do not over bake). Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute; transfer to wire rack until cool. Store tightly covered at room temperature. Makes 18 cookies.