Black Gold Cookies

Every once in a while I get a craving for a really decadent, over-the-top, yummy chocolaty goodness. These cookies fit the bill. They are oh-so good dipped in a tall glass of milk. The best part? For every 1/2 teaspoon of flour there are two teaspoons of chocolate. Oh, yeah baby. This recipe comes from my much used, well-beloved Death By Chocolate Cookies by Marcel Desaulniers.

Black Gold Cookies (makes three dozen cookies)

6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces, divided
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In a double boiler that is set over medium heat stir together 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, the unsweetened chocolate, and butter until completely melted and smooth. Set aside until needed.

In a mixer bowl beat together eggs, sugar and vanilla. Add the melted chocolate and mix until incorporated. Scrape down sides of bowl. Add the flour mixture and remaining 4 ounces semisweet chocolate and mix on low until just incorporated.

Place heaping tablespoons of dough on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool to room temperature on the baking sheets. YUM!

(A chocoholic in training)


  1. KILLING ME! Saving this recipe for after Lent...I was wondering today after seeing another baby picture with chocolate all over his face, if KISSING a baby with choclate on his face would get me around the whole Lent thing. Hmmm.

  2. After looking at that chocoholic in training of yours, I am so giving my Monkey the spatula next time I bake. He hasn't had the pleasure, and I think it's about time!

  3. oh, I shouldn't have looked here tonight. I think I am going to have to make these for FHE tomorrow night, I hope I can wait till then.

  4. I will have to try these tomorrow (after I buy some chocoalte). My husband has been on a mission to find the perfect double chocoalte cookie recipe and has yet to find it. I'll let you know what he thinks.

  5. I happen to have some chocolate in the pantry - I better put it to use. Yum!

  6. Oh, my... these do sound good. I will have to give them a try some time soon.

  7. ohhhhh yummmmmm.
    Thanks for sharing. :)

  8. Death by Chocolate! I can't think of a better way to go!

  9. i'm surprised you didn't put your copyright on that top pic! it's gorgeous!! your photography is progressing in leaps and bounds!!! oh, and the last pic is to die for too. :)

  10. I know that this is a question that you probably won't be able to answer, but I have to try!

    How long to these cookies last? Ha ha!

    If we made them on Saturday, could my husband serve them at a meeting in Brisbane, Australia on Monday?

    He wants to start bringing homemade treats to his meetings, and he works for a mining company, so "black gold" would go over very well! ;o)

    You have my email address! ;o)

  11. Oh my those look good--and I love your kitchen help!


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