Cherry Nut Mudslides


3 cups bittersweet chocolate
6 oz unsweetened chocolate
1 cup flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 1/4 cups sugar
5 eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped dried cherries


Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a double boiler, melt 2 cups bittersweet chocolate with unsweetened chocolate. Cool.

Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. With a mixer, beat butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and then melted chocolate. At low speed, beat in dry ingredients. Fold in nuts, cherries and remaining 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips.

Roll into balls and place on baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, just until the tops are lightly cracked. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; remove to wire rack to cool.

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