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Nutty Chocolate Nuggets Recipe

My family can't get enough of these chewy, chocolaty drop cookies. They're so quick and easy to fix that I can whip up several batches even during the busy holiday season.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:21 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in chocolate. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture. Stir in the nuts.
  • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2-in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-11 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: About 3-1/2 dozen.