Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

by Heidi @ Food Doodles on December 15, 2011

Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

I need to start out with a warning.   These are SWEET.  I think I’ve gotten my tastebuds used to not having sugar very often because these were crazy sweet to me.  Which is really weird for me since I used to pretty much live off cookies :D  I would consider reducing the sugar but then I don’t think the recipe would work.  But in a way, I love that these are really sweet and fudgy and satisfying because then I really only want one(or even half of one because they’re massive!) with a big glass of milk.  Don’t bother trying to cut the recipe down though, they freeze really well so save a few out and freeze the rest if you want.

Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

I’ll admit, I feel a little bad going crazy with cookie recipes lately.  I know I don’t do well on a bunch of sugar, and I doubt anyone else does either.  I mainly started this blog to post healthier recipes and I wouldn’t consider these healthy even though they have no added butter or oil in it.  I even have a couple more cookie recipes I’m debating posting in the next week and a half, but I’ll see.  I really believe there should always be “treats”  but also that they should be treats and just enjoyed once in a while.  This really is the time of year for treats, so I may just post another cookie recipe before I get back to some more nutritious recipes, if that’s alright with you Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Puddle Cookies

 

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1 Binky December 15, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Ummmm these look DELICIOUS. ^_^ Sometimes you need something super sweet, ya know?

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2 Heidi @ Food Doodles December 15, 2011 at 3:17 pm

Absolutely! ^_-

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3 Maryea @ Happy Healthy Mama December 15, 2011 at 8:11 pm

I’m sure these are fantastic. They look so chocolate-y. My husband would be so happy if I made these. I’ll have to save this recipe for a time when I need a special treat to make him. :-)
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4 Kathryn December 16, 2011 at 3:16 am

There’s definitely nothing wrong with a cookie every now and then and these look so delicious!
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5 Nicole @ Wonderful Joy Ahead December 16, 2011 at 11:41 am

In the big scheme of cookies, these are not *that* bad for you, in moderation. Ok, yes, there’s loads of sugar. But a handful of nuts are good for you and fill you up. Then, the chocolate is unsweetened… and the eggs are just the whites. Truly, I can think of way worse “treats” (like, ahem, the *really* not good for you cupcakes I posted that you commented on earlier! ha!)
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6 Heidi @ Food Doodles December 16, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Very true, the amount of sugar is what bugs me I guess, but really they aren’t that bad. I think why I’m feeling guilty is because of how fast this batch was gone! And I only shared a couple of them! Lol!

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7 Heather December 16, 2011 at 12:09 pm

My Boyfriend would be so in love with these cookies – especially with a big glass of almond milk!
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8 beti December 16, 2011 at 4:23 pm

they look really goood! so soft but chewy at the same time
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9 Kiran @ KiranTarun.com December 16, 2011 at 5:15 pm

I need 20 of those, please :) So drool-worthy!
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10 vianney December 16, 2011 at 5:33 pm

These look so rich and dreamy!! with a big glass of cold milk-heaven!!
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11 Mellissa December 16, 2011 at 6:10 pm

Oooooh…..shiny!!!!! These look so pretty and crispy and chewy and….yummy! Trying it! Gotta go find some chocolate now to take the edge off! thanks! ha ha!

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12 Katarina December 16, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Wow, these look great!

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13 Kelly @ Foodie Fiasco December 16, 2011 at 11:45 pm

*Gushing comment alert* Your blog is AMAZING! Seriosly, your pics are gorgeous, your personality rocks, and, puddle cookies? Chocolate? You, my friend, rock.

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14 Heidi @ Food Doodles December 17, 2011 at 9:01 am

Aw, thank you! You’re so sweet! You honestly made my day :D

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15 Karen December 17, 2011 at 6:28 am

How do you think these would hold up without the nuts? They look delicious, but I have some picky eaters who are not fans of nuts. Also, I’m assuming these are considered gluten free? This might be a nice gift for my friends with gluten allergies.
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16 Heidi @ Food Doodles December 17, 2011 at 9:05 am

I have seen another version using coconut that you can find here. I haven’t tried them but they look delicious. I don’t think you can just leave the nuts out as they are a main part of the cookie but if you can find something else to replace them with, go for it!

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17 Dominique December 17, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Has anyone tried preparing this using an egg substitute? I have found one that doesn’t include any egg (duh), gluten or flax, but I haven’t used it yet and I don’t know if it would be appropriate to use in replacing egg whites. Any input welcome! I REALLY want home-baked cookies for Christmas, but when you can’t use any eggs, casein, gluten, flax or cashews (and I technically am playing it more loosely than I should with almonds), it gets complicated. Oh, cookies. I miss you so.

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18 Lindsay @ Pinch of Yum December 17, 2011 at 3:31 pm

These have such a cool look to them!

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19 Ramya December 18, 2011 at 3:44 am

That looks awesome!! Real treat for a chocoholic like me!! Lovely clicks..Soo Inviting:-)
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20 Karen | Divine Dinner Party December 18, 2011 at 4:24 am

Is it just me or are these fabulous cookies look really shiny? I read the warning and I don’t mind that these goodies are SWEET. Sometimes, you just got to have to eat something really sweet just like your chocolate puddle cookies and experience a great deal of sugar rush.

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21 Bobbi December 18, 2011 at 9:47 am

I’ve been searching for a chocolate cookie recipe to try this season–something to balance out all the shortbread and rugelach. This sounds delish! And easy too. Thanks!
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22 Debs @ The Spanish Wok December 19, 2011 at 4:13 am

These look fab and sound easy for a novice baker like me.
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23 Sommer@ASpicyPerspective December 19, 2011 at 9:05 am

Wow, those cookies look ridiculously good!
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24 Ari@ThE DiVa DiSh December 19, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Those look amazing! I bet they are so moist and chewy!!
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25 Alli@peasepudding December 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm

They look amazing, what a lovely gloss coating they have!
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26 Brooke (Baking with Basil) December 21, 2011 at 2:49 pm

That’s crackly cookie top reminds me of a brownie!! I bet these are wonderful!
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