Put “eat chocolate” at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you’ll get one thing done. ~Author Unknown
These One-bowl Chocolate Fudge Cookies are simple, quick and easily adaptable. They have all the flavor and texture of an intensely chocolate fudge brownie in a little mound of cookie goodness.
All the brownie experience with none of the mess.
Vary them according to your personal preferences: add different types of chocolate chips, chopped nuts, pretzel bits, dried fruit… 2 assorted cups of whatever makes you and your people happy.
Dutch process cocoa will give a deeper chocolate flavor, but you can use whatever you have on hand.
Be careful not to over bake the cookies: 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees F / 176 degrees C is plenty.
- 2 cups / 500 ml all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup / 60 ml cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon / 5 ml baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml salt
- 1/2 cup / 125 ml white sugar
- 1/2 cup / 125 ml brown sugar
- 1/2 cup / 125 ml cocoa powder, preferably Dutch processed
- 1/3 cup / 80 ml vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup / 125 ml butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 3 tablespoons / 45 ml water
- 2 cups / 500 ml add ins (chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, chopped pretzels, etc
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F / 176 degrees C.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In mixing bowl, stir together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, sugars and cocoa.
Add vegetable oil, and mix thoroughly. (Mixture in bowl should look a bit crumbly).
Add butter, eggs, water and add ins. Stir until completely mixed and dough holds together.
Forms balls about 1-1/2 inches in diameter and place on prepared cookies sheets. Cookies will flatten out a bit while baking, but will not spread a lot.
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
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