Mocha Truffle Cookies
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
1 Tbs. coffee syrup**
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
** Coffee syrup: In a small bowl combine 1 heaping Tbs. instant coffee granules and 1-2 tsp. hot tap water. Stir until dissolved.
Pre-heat oven to 350*F.
Line sheet pans with baking parchment paper; set aside.
In a large heavy clad pot over low heat melt butter and 1/2 cup chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
Remove from heat.
Whisk in coffee syrup and both sugars; stir until incorporated and smooth; about 2 minutes.
Let mixture cool for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile in a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; set aside.
Into cooled chocolate mixture, whisk in eggs, and vanilla extract.
Using a wooden spoon, stir flour mixture into chocolate mixture.
Add remaining 1 cup chocolate chips.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared sheet pans spacing cookies 2" apart.
Bake in oven for approx. 8-10 minutes or until cookies are puffed and dry looking on top.
Cookies will be soft but do not over bake!
Let cookies cool on sheet pan on cooling rack for 2 minutes.
Remove cookies from sheet pan to cooling rack. Serve warm.
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