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Barquillo de Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped walnuts

Special Equipment Needed:
- 9x13 inch baking pan
- parchment paper
- electric mixer
- mixing bowl
- rubber spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
3. Add the melted butter and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
4. Fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts.
5. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared baking pan.
6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
7. Let cool completely before cutting into bars.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes
Temperature: 350°F
Serving Size: 12 bars

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 250
Fat: 16g
Carbohydrates: 24g
Protein: 4g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Coconut oil can be used in place of the butter.
- Dark chocolate chips can be used in place of the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
- Almonds or pecans can be used in place of the walnuts.

- Add 1/2 cup of dried cranberries for a tart flavor.
- Add 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows for a sweet and gooey texture.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to spread the batter evenly in the pan for even baking.
- Let the bars cool completely before cutting into them.

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 5-10 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
- Serve the bars on a platter with fresh fruit.
- Cut the bars into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

- Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
- Drizzle with melted chocolate.

- Serve with a glass of cold milk.
- Serve with a scoop of ice cream.

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Fresh fruit salad.
- Yogurt parfait.

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the bars are too dry, add a few tablespoons of melted butter to the batter before baking.
- If the bars are too crumbly, add a few tablespoons of milk to the batter before baking.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to store the bars in an airtight container to prevent them from becoming stale.
- Make sure to refrigerate any leftovers.

Food History:
Barquillo de Chocolate is a traditional Spanish dessert made with chocolate and walnuts. It is believed to have originated in the 18th century in the city of Seville.

Flavor Profiles:
This dessert has a rich and nutty flavor with a hint of sweetness from the chocolate chips.

Serving Suggestions:
- Serve as an after dinner treat.
- Serve as a snack with coffee or tea.

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Region: Spanish

Taste: Sweet, Rich, Chocolatey, Creamy, Nutty