Chocolate Truffle Cookies

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A friend passed along this recipe a few years ago and it’s become my go to Christmas cookie. Can you say chocolaty!  Rich, decadent, an indulgence for sure and who can resist chocolate?! In gift giving, I like to pair it with this Easy Lemon Cookie recipe from

Chocolate Truffle Cookie Recipe

Printable Recipe

  •  4 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 T baking cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Confectioner’s sugar

In microwave, melt unsweetened chocolate, 1 cup chocolate chips and butter. Cool for 10 minutes. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs for 2 minutes. Beat in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.  Stir in remaining chocolate chips. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours. Remove about a cup of dough. With lightly floured hands, roll into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets.  Bake @ 300 for 10 -12 minutes or until lightly puffy and set.  Cool on pan for 3-4 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely. Repeat with remaining dough. Dust with confectioners sugar.


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