I love fresh eggs! Note the lovely brown color!


• ½ C Butter
• 1 ¼ C Sugar
• 2 t Vanilla
• 2 eggs
• 2 oz unsweetened Chocolate, melted and cooled
• 2 C All Purpose Flour
• 2 t baking powder
• ½ t salt
• 2 T milk
• ½ C chopped pecans or other nuts (Optional)
• Confectioners’ Sugar


Preheat oven to 350.

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add vanilla then beat in eggs and melted chocolate.
Stir in dry ingredients alternately with milk. Stir in chopped nuts.

Shape dough into 1” balls. Roll balls in confectioners sugar and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 14 to 16 minutes or until cookies are firm in the center.

Remove from baking sheets and cool on rack. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar if desired.

Makes about 4 dz. cookies

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6 Responses
  1. Kate Says:

    These remind me of my Earthquake Cookies!

    Thanks for visiting my blog today, do come back! I enjoyed touring yours.

  2. susan Says:

    What's not to like?!!

  3. PAT Says:

    These look so good, Marti!

  4. Mary Says:

    These look really great, Marti. I've never made these and I'll have to remedy that real soon. Have a great day.

  5. ButterYum Says:

    Chocolate, butter, sugar... what could be bad about this recipe?!!


  6. These look so YUMMY!!! Chocolate anything is a must try. Geri