Chocolate Chunkies

Chocolate Chunkies

4 oz. (4 squares) unsweetened chocolate

1 C. unsalted butter, cut into chunks

3 eggs

1 C. granulated sugar

1 C. brown sugar, packed

2 C. flour

1 t. baking powder

1/2 t. salt

1 C. chopped walnuts

1 C. coarsely chopped bittersweet chocolate

In top of double boiler, set over pan of simmering water, melt unsweetened chocolate and butter.

In bowl of electric mixer, beat eggs and sugars until thickened. Stir in butter mixture.

In bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture, beating just until incorporated. Do not overbeat. Stir in walnuts and chopped chocolate.

Scoop out batter by 1/4-cup measure onto ungreased cookie sheet, leaving 2 inches between cookies, about 6 cookies per sheet. Chill in refrigerator 1 hour.

Bake at 300 degrees 30 minutes until cookies are firm to the touch. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.

Makes about 12 cookies.

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