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chocolate cookie with chocolate chips on parchment paper

Double Chocolate Cookies

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 30 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


Chocolate lovers rejoice, these soft batch cookies have twice the chocolate. With a fudge-like cookie base packed with chocolate chips, this is one sweet treat you’ll turn to again and again!


  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter, softened 
  • 1 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels


  1. Preheat oven tto 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet witth parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Add butter and brown sugar to the bowl of a mixer. Cream together until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add vanilla and eggs and mix on medium speed until combined. 
  5. Add half of dry mixture to wet ingredients and mix until blended. Add remaining dry mixture and mix until combined, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
  6. Fold chocolate morsels into tthe dough using a spatula. 
  7. Use a spoon or cookie scoop to scoop dough onto the prepared cookie sheets, spacing two inches apart.
  8. Bake 9-10 minutes or until center is just set, do not over bake.
  9. Cool cookies on baking sheet 3 minutes before removing to a wire rack.


  • This dough is sticky! Prep your baking sheet by lining with parchment paper, a silicone mat, or spraying with nonstick spray.
  • Use a cookie scoop to make evenly sized cookies.
  • Spray the cookie scoop with nonstick spray to help the dough release from the scoop.
  • Don’t overbake, the cookies will continue to set up after removing from the oven.

Keywords: double chocolate cookie