Chocolate Earthquake Cookies Recipe

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Chocolate Earthquake Cookies
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  1. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat in a heavy saucepan until chocolate is almost melted, stirring frequently.
  2. Remove from heat and let chocolate finish melting, then cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs until well beaten.
  4. Whisk in sugar, vanilla, and melted chocolate mixture.
  5. Add flour, baking powder and salt, and whisk until smooth.
  6. Chill the mixture until firm, at least 2 hours, and up to 24 hours.
  7. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Lightly butter one or two baking sheets.
  9. Place powdered sugar in a small bowl.
  10. Using about a teaspoon of the cookie dough, roll it between your palms to shape into a ball.
  11. Roll the ball in powdered sugar to coat, then place on baking sheet, you should be able to get a dozen on a sheet.
  12. Bake for 12 minutes, switching placement of baking sheets at half point if you are baking 2 sheets at once.
  13. Cool slightly before removing to wire rack to finish cooling.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 935.17 Kcal (3915 kJ)
Calories from fat 415.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46.13g 71%
Cholesterol 112.37mg 37%
Sodium 1377.4mg 57%
Potassium 1324.18mg 28%
Total Carbs 124.78g 42%
Sugars 62.29g 249%
Dietary Fiber 6.72g 27%
Protein 13.33g 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Calcium 216.7mg 22%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 425.08 Kcal (1780 kJ)
Calories from fat 188.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.97g 71%
Cholesterol 51.08mg 37%
Sodium 626.09mg 57%
Potassium 601.9mg 28%
Total Carbs 56.72g 42%
Sugars 28.31g 249%
Dietary Fiber 3.05g 27%
Protein 6.06g 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 19%
Calcium 98.5mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.7
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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