Chocolate Truffle Cookies

These cookies are like crack: addictive and euphoric (but not deadly!). I’ll admit it, I’m a chocoholic. I need to eat chocolate at least once a day or fits of rage might ensue. These chocolate truffle cookies are the perfect fix for a any chocoholic. I mean, just look at the ingredients list. There are four (FOUR) sources of chocolaty goodness in each and every cookie. Will you be able to resist making these chocolate truffle cookies?

Recipe Rundown
Taste: The chocolate in these cookies is rich, indulgent, almost ridiculous. I stored my cookies in a ziploc bag and every time I opened it the smell of chocolate was intoxicating.
Texture: Dense, fudgy, and chewy. A cross between a cookie, brownie, and flourless chocolate cake. When stored in the fridge these cookies are even more fudgy.

Ease: Not as straight-forward as other cookie recipes I’ve featured because of the steps that include melting chocolate and beating whipping eggs. Not to mention the time this recipe requires to chill in the fridge but believe me, every step is SO worth it.
Appearance: When my cookies first came out of the oven they had that thin, crinkly top that some brownies have which made me practically squeal with excitement. 
Pros: This cookie combines all my favorite desserts into one.
Cons: Not an everyday type of recipe because of the somewhat time-consuming steps and indulgence.
Would I make this again? Most definitely. I might very well be addicted.

Chocolate Truffle Cookies
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Yield: about 3 dozen

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. In the microwave or in a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt unsweetened chocolate, 1 cup of the chocolate chips, and the butter stirring occasionally until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. 
  2. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, whip eggs and sugar until thick and pale, about 2 minutes. Stir in the vanilla and the chocolate mixture until well mixed. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into the chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining 1 cup chocolate chips. Cover dough and chill for at least an hour or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls using an ice cream scoop. Place on ungreased cookie sheets so they are 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
   

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11 Responses to “Chocolate Truffle Cookies”

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    Melissa — October 13, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    Lol! These cookies are like crack… lol! That is something I have been known to say. Not that I know what crack is like or anything :)

    I LOVE chocolate truffle cake so chocolate truffle cookies! I have to try them :)

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    delicieux — October 14, 2010 at 2:45 am

    LOL I make some cookies that my boyfriend calls crack cookies!

    These look great. Nothing better than a chocolate cookie!

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    MaryMoh — October 14, 2010 at 7:38 am

    Beautiful cracks. I love chocolate cookies. These would be so good with a cup of milk…mmm. Thanks very much for sharing.

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    Anonymous — October 17, 2010 at 1:38 am

    I just made these and yes they are like crack. Rich, chocolatey, gooey little drops of yumminess! The kids ate like 4 each before they even cooled. They only issue I had was the bottoms never got really hard, next time I will bake them another min or two.

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    cakeje van eigen deeg — October 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    I haven't eaten a good piece of something chocolaty for a while now and your picture definitely makes me crave for those cookies!

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    Round Mirrors Gal — October 19, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    For those who love cookies, this is the best! Why? It's because of the rich chocolate flavor ~~ Wall Mirrors

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    SushiQ — October 24, 2010 at 6:12 am

    So I found these this morning and went straight to the store. They were easy and quick and OH MY GOSH! Soooooo good! :)

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    Melanie Plush — October 25, 2010 at 11:05 pm

    Yummy! I can't wait to have this yummy cookies in front in our dining table. adding some cream cheese frosting is yummier that just eating it with no toppings.

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    Melanie Baby — November 5, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    This is perfect snacks while we are watching our favorite movies. My kids will surely love this and especially my hubby who used to like chocolate-y cookies.

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    Katherine — January 29, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Gosh there's so much chocolate in these they remind me of my chocolate brownie recipe. Very delicious.

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    molgina — May 4, 2012 at 12:14 am

    These look amazing! I wanna make them now!

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