BAKER'S CHOCOLATE COOKIES
Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
16 squares Baker's semi-sweet baking chocolate
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups chopped nuts
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Coarsely chop 8 squares of the
chocolate; set aside.
Microwave remaining 8 squares of chocolate in large
microwavable bowl on high 1-2 minutes.
Stir until chocolate is melted and
smooth. Stir in sugar, butter eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and baking
Stir in reserved chopped chocolate and nuts. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls
onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 12 to 13 minutes or until cookies are
puffed and feel set to the touch. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute. Transfer to
wire rack to cool completely.