Coffee powder adds kick to these chocolate-raisin morsels.
- 1/4 cup boiling water
- 2 ounce unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
- 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
- 1 cup California raisins
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
In saucepan, combine water, unsweetened chocolate and coffee powder. Warm over low heat to melt chocolate; set aside. In mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in chocolate-coffee mixture, eggs and vanilla. Stir flour and salt into creamed mixture. Mix in walnuts, raisins and semisweet chocolate pieces. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake in 350°F oven 13 to 15 minutes, until edges are crisp but centers still soft (do not overbake). Remove to rack to cool. Dust with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 160 (49% from fat); Total Fat 9g (sat 3.5g, mono 3g, poly 3g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 19g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 14g; ); Iron 0mg; Sodium 25mg; Calcium 14mg; Potassium 120mg
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