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4 from 11 votes

Cacao Nib Cookies

While they are not a replacement for the chocolate chip cookie, cacao nib cookies are a nice change and will be treasured by chocolate lovers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cacao nib cookie recipe, cacao nib cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 201kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 3/4 C unsalted butter melted
  • 1 C packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 C cacao nibs or more, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 F (165 C). Grease cookie sheets or line them with parchment paper.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until well blended.
  • Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy.
  • Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended.
  • Stir in the cacao nibs by hand using a wooden spoon.
  • Drop cookie dough 1/4 cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted.
  • Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4% | Calcium: 1.3% | Iron: 3.3%