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There's a reason "heaven" is in the name of this cookie recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins
9 mins
34 mins
About 32 cookies


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Stir together flour and baking powder; set aside.

  • Place cut-up chocolate and butter in top of double boiler; set top over, but not touching, simmering water. Stir constantly until mixture is smooth and shiny. Or melt cut-up chocolate and butter in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture is smooth and shiny. Remove from heat.

  • Beat eggs and coffee crystals in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add the sugar; beat 2 minutes more or until mixture is thick. With mixer on low speed, beat in the chocolate mixture. Beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate pieces and nuts. (Dough will thicken upon standing.)

  • Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.

  • Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 9 to 10 minutes or until tops are cracked and shiny (cookies may not appear set). Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely.


Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days. Or pack in freezer containers and freeze up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

100 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 17mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 12g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 1g; sodium 26mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.5mg.