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Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour (plus a tbsp. or so more if needed)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsps. brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 bag chocolate chunks

Beat together all but the last ingredient.  Stir in choc. chunks.  Preheat oven to 375º.  Grease cookie sheets, and place ¼ cup balls of cookie dough (spaced adequately apart for spreading) onto the sheet.  Bake for 9-10 min., or until golden on edges.  Let cool for 10 min. before transferring to cool.

Black Bean Chocolate Layer Cake

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp. melted butter or melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • Pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 350°. Blend together all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. Grease 2 6” round baking pans, and then sprinkle w/ cocoa powder. Divide batter evenly between the 2 pans. Bake 25-30 min. or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 5-10 min. in pans, before working a knife around the edges to loosen…and then slowly turning each pan upside down to remove the cakes. Cool completely. Frost and layer the cakes as desired.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet choc. chips

Preheat oven to 375°. Beat together all but the last ingredient, just until blended. Fold in the choc. chips. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 1” apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for about 8 min., or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for a couple of minutes before moving from baking sheet.