Molasses Cocoa Cookies! For Cookie Monsters everywhere!
Prepare a packaged mix of Molasses cookies- I use Betty Crocker:
Add 1/4 cup chopped walnuts. Then after mixing walnuts in, drop cookies on sheet, and sprinkle cookies with cocoa- I use Starbucks' cocoa:
Cookies look like this before baking:
Here they are after:
Delicious! They don't actually taste like chocolate. The cocoa just adds some complexity- and imparts almost a coffee flavor (very delicate, though). I love the added richness and flavor. It's amazing that such a small, easy addition could change the taste this much.