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Chocolate Truffle Cookies
by Dawn T in Rouxbe Certified
These are the best chocolate cookies I have ever eaten! They are rich...decadent...and simply unforgettable!
ServesAbout 2 dozen
Active Time1 hr
Total Time8 hrs
Step 1: Melting the Chocolate and Butter
1/2 lb bittersweet chocolate*
3 tbsp unsalted butter (room temperature)
Finely chop the chocolate. Melt it on low heat over a double boiler. Remove from the heat and add the butter. Mix until melted and evenly combined.
*Note: The better the chocolate, the better these cookies will be. I use a chocolate that is around 70% cocao.
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Step 2: Beating the Eggs
2 large eggs
1 tbsp honey (preferably blackberry honey)
1/3 cup granulated sugar
Beat the eggs with a mixer and slowly add the sugar and honey until light and the mixture falls in thick, smooth ribbons, about 10 minutes.
Step 3: Folding the Eggs into the Chocolate
Gently fold one third of the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture until just combined. Then gently fold in the remaining two-thirds"
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