Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Cookies
For the true chocolate lover, a very dark, rich chocolate cookie. These cookies are dense and fudge-like because only a small amount of flour is used in the recipe.

In the microwave or in a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water melt unsweetened chocolate 1 cup of the chocolate chips and the butter stirring occasionally until smooth.

Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

In a large bowl whip eggs and sugar until thick and pale about 2 minutes.

Stir in the vanilla and the chocolate mixture until well mixed.

Combine the flour cocoa baking powder and salt; gradually stir into the chocolate mixture.

Fold in remaining 1 cup chocolate chips.

Cover dough and chill for at least an hour or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls.

Place on ungreased cookie sheets so they are 2 inches apart.