*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Chocolate Walnut Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Therese Cruz 34265 <MCRUZ@worldbank.org>
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      large         eggs
    1 1/2  cups          sugar
   16      ounces        semisweet chocolate -- melted & cooled
      1/2  stick         unsalted butter -- softened
    1      tablespoon    vanilla
    1      tablespoon    strong brewed espresso
      1/2  cup           cake flour
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      double-acting baking powder
    2 1/2  cups          semisweet chocolate chips
    1      cup           walnuts
 
 		    In the bowl of an electric mixer beat the eggs and the sugar
	  for ÿ20	    4 to 6 minutes, or until the mixture is thick and
	  pale, add		melted chocolate, the butter, the vanilla, the
	  espresso, the 	    flour, the salt and the baking powder, and
	  beat the mixture on ÿ20	    the lowest setting until it is
	  combined well.  Add the chocolate ÿ20 	  chips and the walnuts
	  and beat the dough until it is combined	      well.  In a sheet
	  of parchment paper, form the dough into a log, ÿ20	       4 inches
	  in diameter, wrap it in wax paper, and chill it for 3 ÿ20	     
	  hours, or until it is firm.			     Cut the log into
	  1-inch-thick rounds, arrange the rounds 2 inchesÿ	       apart on
	  baking sheets lined with parchment paper, and bake them ÿ20	       
	  in batches in the middle of a preheated 350F oven for 15 minutes,ÿ	 
		or until the tops are shiny and cracked slightly.  (The cookies
	  ÿ20		will be very soft.)  Transfer the baking sheets to racks
	  and let ÿ20		the cookies cool completely before removing them
	  from the sheets.ÿ		(The cookies will firm up as they cool.) 
	  Makes about 12 cookies.ÿ20
 		    The Model Bakery, St. Helene, Napa Valley		 From
	  Gourmet Magazine 
  
 
 
 
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