Fudgy Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Cookies

These chewy, soft, chocolate-walnut cookies are the perfect gluten-free treat
Chocolate Walnut Cookies

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Made in one bowl, these simple meringue-style cookies are a dream for serving at Passover, or to any gluten-free friends.

This recipe is courtesy of Epicurious.

60
Servings
86
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cups walnut halves
  • 3 Cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 Cup plus 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

Finely chop the walnuts. Transfer to a separate baking sheet and toast until fragrant, about 9 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Mix sugar, cocoa, and salt in a bowl. Stir in walnuts. Add egg whites and vanilla. Beat with a fork until all the batter is moist.

Drop tablespoons of the batter on to the baking sheets, in evenly spaced mounds. Bake cookies for 15 minutes, until the tops are lightly cracked and glossy. Repeat with the remaining batter.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
14g
11%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
6µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
24mg
3%
Sodium, Na
38mg
3%
Water
1g
0%

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.