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These dense chocolate cookies from Massimo's Delectables in Marina Del Rey combine ample amounts of ground hazelnuts and almonds for a moist, almost brownie-like texture. Click here for the recipe. RELATED: Culinary SOS: More recipe requests answered at Recipes from the L.A. Times' Test Kitchen at Wine picks by Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila L.A. Times restaurant reviews Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times