Triple Chocolate Cherry & Pecan Cookies
Serves: 18 cookies
  • ⅔ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ + ⅛ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 ounces 72% cacao belgian dark chocolate, finely chopped (I got mine at Trader Joe's, you can substitute any kind of good quality dark chocolate
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup dried tart cherries
  • ½ cup toasted pecans, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside. Cream butter and sugars together in a stand mixer, about five minutes. Add egg and vanilla, mix until combined.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate in ten second intervals, stirring in between each until chocolate is completely melted. Let cool slightly.
  4. Add chocolate to butter, sugar, and eggs. Mix until combined.
  5. With the mixer on low, add dry ingredients a little bit at a time until fully incorporated.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips, cherries, and pecans.
  7. Drop heaping tablespoons of dough onto a large rimmed baking sheet lines with a silt pad or parchment paper. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE!!!
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