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The Nantucket Nuggets


The Nantucket Nuggets

Course: Desserts


  • 4 oz. Unsweetened chocolate
  • 16 oz. Semi-sweet chocolate
  • 8 oz. Butter
  • 2-1/2 cups Chocolate Chips
  • 2-1/2 cups Pecans chopped or whole
  • 2-1/2 cups Walnuts chopped or whole
  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Coffee powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1-1/2 cups Sugar


  • Preheat oven to 250° F.
  • In a double boiler, melt chocolate and butter. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • With a mixer, beat eggs and add all ingredients except nuts and chips. Stir in nuts and chips. Place on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15 minutes.


This recipe is from Petticoat Row Bakery at 35 Centre Street on Nantucket. The recipe also appeared in the 2013 May issue of Cape Cod LIFE.
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