Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate is a wonderful thing.

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It’s pretty much the main thing that’s gotten me through this week. Seriously, you don’t want to know how many cups of hot chocolate I drank in the last 5 days.

I also may or may not have made myself a giant three layer chocolate cake on Saturday night after spending the whole day sick and suffering through college essays. Hypothetically speaking, of course, I would have considered this “potential” situation 100% justified.

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But after a full week of school, gymnastics, college stress, and getting over a cold, I needed something a little more potent to celebrate the weekend. Enter these: super rich and fudgy flourless chocolate cookies.

If your week has been particularly long/hard/exhausting too, you need these cookies. Don’t question it. They take 10 minutes to bake. Do yourself a favor and just crack out the mixing bowls. You’ll be done and eating happily in 20 minutes tops.

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Another great thing about this recipe is that it’s actually gluten free! While I don’t personally eat gluten-free for 51 weeks out of the year (Passover excluded), I find that flour-less recipes are deliciously fudgy, and this one is no exception. It doesn’t matter if you eat gluten-free or not – this is one recipe you will absolutely positively enjoy.

Happy weekend!!!

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Adapted from King Arthur Flour

2 1/4 cups of confectioners sugar

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1 cup of cocoa powder

3 large egg whites

2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray.

In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together, stirring until smooth.

Drop tablespoon sized circles onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops are crackled and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool on the pan. Enjoy chocolate heaven!

xoxo

Deanna

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3 responses to “Flourless Chocolate Cookies

  1. These chocolate cookies look so delicious! I’d like a few right now to munch on whilst I write. Chocolate is amazing, isn’t it? The world would totally not be the same without it.
    Pinning this!

    by the way, thank you so much for visiting my blog! :)

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