German’s Chocolate Chunk Cookies

German Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you enjoy an old fashioned German’s chocolate cake, you’ll enjoy these cookies. Sweet German’s chocolate dough filled with toasted coconut, pecans and chocolate chunks, these little gems are a delicious way to satisfy your German’s chocolate cravings.

German’s Chocolate Chunk Cookies – Recipe from Kraft

Makes about 32 cookies

You will need:

2 packages (4 oz. each) German’s sweet chocolate
1 cup  flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup  (1 stick) butter softened
1/2 cup  firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon  vanilla
1 cup sweetened flake coconut, toasted
1 cup  chopped pecan halves, toasted

Pecans and coconut can be toasted in a 325 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Watch carefully so not to burn.

PREHEAT oven to 375°F.

Chop 1 of the 4 ounce chocolate bars into small pieces; set aside. Break-up remaining chocolate bar; place in microwaveable bowl and melt in the microwave. Stir until smooth; set aside.

Mix flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Add in melted chocolate. Slowly add flour mixture, beating until well combined. Stir in chopped chocolate, coconut and pecans.

Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of cookie dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper or a silpat.

Bake cookies 10-12 minutes or until cookies are puffed and set. Cool on baking sheets for a minute or two, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

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