Sunday, December 29, 2013

Chocolate Pomegranate Cookies

This cookie recipe believe it or not my daughter Alexa made one day for us and I put this on my top 5 favorite cookies. These cookies are so moist and delicious. With every bite you get a burst of pomegranates and chocolate chunk. It is the perfect match made in heaven. And between all of these ingredients these cookies are actually good for you..Enjoy!!!


1 cup softened butter ( 1 stick)
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
2-2 1/2 cups chocolate chips or chocolate chunks
2 cups pomegranate seeds (1 pomegranate )
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a large mixing bowl cream butter, shortening, 2 sugars,, vanilla, and eggs. Beat on medium high for 3 minutes scraping down the bowl, until creamy
3. In a large separate bowl mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
4. Slowly, add to the butter mixture and mix until incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chips and pomegranate seeds. Scoop dough by the teaspoon and bake on un greased cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes until cookies are set in the middle

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