Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies

120 mins (prep 45)
12 ingredients
makes about 5 dozen
It's best to have a napkin handy when eating these crunchy chocolate cookies — the confectioners-sugar coating can get messy. After Catherine Rieger of Martinez, California, found the recipe in The Babbo Cookbook, the cookies became a staple in her home.

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Serving Size (145.56 g)
Servings 5
Amount per Serving
Calories 602.31 Calories from Fat 177.75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19.75g 151.93%
Saturated Fat 4.34g 108.61%
Trans Fat 0.07g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 609.28mg 126.93%
Total Carbohydrate 101.28g 168.8%
Dietary Fiber 5.37 g 107.39%
Sugars 52.91 g %
Protein 10.61g 106.08%
Vitamin A 9.48IU% Vitamin C 1.52mg%
Calcium 111.26mg% Iron 4.2mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unsweetened, large egg, or, sliced almonds, or, coating, confectioners sugar