These hot chocolate cookies are the direct result of my inability to leave well enough alone.
You remember the chocolate crinkle cookies from Cookie Week last year? The ones I said were perfect as-is, and more or less promised not to mess with?
I wanted to make a cookie inspired by all the best parts of hot chocolate, and in my defense, that recipe is the perfect place to start. It’s richly chocolatey, has the sort of dissolving texture I always associate with drinks, AND it all comes together in one bowl. I couldn’t resist.
All I had to do was figure out how to make the cookies a little more like hot chocolate, and a little less like being punched in the face by a lava cake.(more…)