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Chocolate Nero Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Nero Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Nero Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Almonds
  • 2 Eggs
  • tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Bitter Sweet Chocolate
  • 2 Unsalted Butter
  • Baking Powder
  • To Roll Castor Sugar
  • To Roll Icing Sugar


  • Toast the almonds in the oven until light golden brown and once cool, grind finely and set aside.
  • Set a stainless steel bowl over a double boiler, and melt the chocolate and butter together, stirring frequently.
  • Once completely melted, remove from the heat.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and sugar.
  • Beat on medium speed about 5 minutes, or until the mixture is pale and frothy.
  • Slowly pour the chocolate mixture into the eggs mixing well to blend.
  • Add the flour, baking powder and almonds to the chocolate and eggs and mix just until smooth dough is created.
  • Refrigerate the dough for two hours.
  • Heat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Remove the dough from the refrigerator and take small pieces about the size of large olives and roll into a ball.
  • Roll each ball first into the granulated sugar, then into the powdered sugar and place on a parchment covered baking sheet.
  • Continue to use up all of the dough in the same manner.
  • Bake the cookies for about 15 minutes or until they expand and begin to crack.
  • Serve with tea or coffee.

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