The Rich Double Chocolate Chip Cookies You're Craving

Few things are as satisfying as a classic chocolate chip cookie. But for those die-hard chocolate lovers out there, that chocolate-dotted classic is simply not enough to satisfy when an intense chocolate craving hits.

Thankfully, we have the answer for chocolate aficionados in these rich double chocolate chip cookies. The cookie itself is packed with cocoa flavor, paired with a deliciously chewy center and a slight crisp on the outside. It's just as a cookie should be.

But the chocolate doesn't stop there. Chocolate chips are added to the dough, and then the cookies are dotted with a few more chips on top for added flavor. It's a chocolate explosion, and you can make them on your own at home in under 30 minutes. Keep this recipe on hand for when that next chocolate craving hits.

Gather the ingredients for this rich double chocolate chip cookies recipe

To get started on making rich double chocolate chip cookies on your own at home, you'll first want to make sure you have all of the ingredients on hand. From there, the process goes pretty quickly, and you'll be pulling your freshly baked cookies out of the oven in no time.

For these rich double chocolate chip cookies, you'll need just a handful of simple, easy-to-find ingredients. Gather a half cup of butter, softened, a half cup of white sugar, a half cup of brown sugar, one egg, one cup of flour, half a teaspoon of baking soda, half a teaspoon of salt, half a cup of cocoa powder, and three-quarters of a cup of chocolate chips to make your delicious cookies. 

Cream the butter and sugars for this rich double chocolate chip cookies recipe

To get started on baking these tasty, chocolatey cookies, first turn on your oven. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit so it's ready for baking your cookies once the dough is prepped. 

In a large mixing bowl, start by creaming the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Use a hand mixer for this recipe, or utilize a stand mixer if preferred. Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy, and then add in the egg. Mix until well combined. 

Add the dry ingredients for this rich double chocolate chip cookies recipe

Once your butter and sugar mixture is fully incorporated and you've added your egg, it's time to add the dry ingredients to finish your chocolate cookie dough. 

First, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Then, mix the flour mixture into the creamed butter mixture until the dough starts to form. Lastly, mix in the cocoa powder until all dry ingredients are fully incorporated and a soft cookie dough forms.

Add the chocolate for this rich double chocolate chip cookies recipe

Once the dough is ready, mix in the chocolate chips for your rich double chocolate chip cookies. Add in a half cup of chocolate chips, reserving a few to top the dough with later, and mix until they're evenly distributed throughout the chocolate cookie dough. 

Utilizing good-quality chocolate chips such as Ghirardelli is best for this recipe, but any chocolate chips will do. Or, you could chop up a block of baker's chocolate to add chocolate chunks to the mix instead. It's up to you to choose the type of chocolate you'd prefer.

Bake your rich double chocolate chip cookies

Once the chocolate is fully mixed into the dough, it's time to form and bake the cookies. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray it with cooking spray to prevent the cookies from sticking while baking.

Scoop the cookie dough using a cookie scoop to make the process simpler. Scoop tablespoon-sized balls of dough, roll the dough, and then flatten it slightly before placing it on the prepared baking sheet. Use the remaining quarter cup of chocolate chips to top each your cookies with a few chocolate chips.

Bake the cookies in the oven at 350 degrees for 14 minutes until the edges are lightly crispy. Once baked, remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to finish baking on the hot baking sheet. This is what will make them soft and chewy on the inside, with a slight crunch on the exterior. After five minutes, transfer the cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.

The Rich Double Chocolate Chip Cookies You're Craving
4.9 from 16 ratings
The cookie itself is packed with cocoa flavor, paired with a deliciously chewy center and a slight crisp on the outside. It's just as a cookie should be.
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
14
minutes
Servings
10
cookies
rich double chocolate chip cookies
Ready in 24 minutes
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
Directions
  1. Cream the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until well-combined and fluffy.
  2. Mix in the egg.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Mix the flour mixture into the creamed butter mixture.
  4. Mix in the cocoa powder until a soft dough forms. Mix in the chocolate chips.
  5. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a cookie scoop, scoop tablespoon-sized balls of dough, roll the dough, and then flatten it slightly before placing on the prepared baking sheet. Top cookies with a few chocolate chips.
  6. Bake cookies in the oven at 350 degrees for 14 minutes until the edges are lightly crispy. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow to finish baking on the hot baking sheet. After 5 minutes, transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Nutrition
Calories per Serving 293
Total Fat 14.3 g
Saturated Fat 8.8 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Cholesterol 42.9 mg
Total Carbohydrates 40.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Total Sugars 27.7 g
Sodium 155.2 mg
Protein 3.6 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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