An Easy And Decadent Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe From Dominique Ansel

November 11, 2014 2:00 PM
An Easy And Decadent Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe From Dominique Ansel

" After spending all day basting the turkey and getting the stuffing just right, the last thing you want to do spend your Thanksgiving holiday struggling with uncooperative pie dough or an collapsed soufflé. So if you’re feeling intimidated by baking, or just want a quick dessert recipe, try out this delicious flourless chocolate cookie recipe from New York’s pastry wizard, Dominique Ansel. A decadent and deeply satisfying dessert to share with your entire family, these cookies will make your entire house smell like the most delicious bakery in the world.

Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Time: 15 minutes one day before, rest overnight, 20 minutes day of Yield: 20 cookies


2 cups (12 ounces) – Dark chocolate chips (over 60% cocoa content) 3 tablespoons (1 ounce) – Unsalted butter (preferably 84% butterfat) 1 cup (7 ounces) – Granulated sugar 3 tablespoons (1 ounce) – Cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon – Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon – Kosher salt 3 large Eggs 1/4 cup (1 ounce) – Pecans, coarsely chopped

Photo Credit Thomas Schauer

One Day Before:

1. Melt 1 ½ cups of the chocolate chips in a double boiler: Fill a pot with about 2 inches of water and bring it to a simmer "

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