Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

January 9, 2010 by Ali

I’ve been on a quest these last few years to find my absolute favorite go-to recipes for some classic cookies. And while I was successful pretty quickly with many others, the perfect chocolate chocolate chip cookie (or “double chocolate”) seemed to elude me. The closest recipe I’d actually found used a chocolate cake mix, but I was wanting something truly homemade. AND, I didn’t want to melt chocolate. (Still, in my opinion, too much work for a cookie.) And, I wanted something chewy. And of course, super chocolate-y. :)

As you might guess since I’m posting, I’m pleased to announce…success!!!

Behold…my new favorite chocolate chocolate chip cookie recipe. Found it (of all places) at AllRecipes. Fabulous flavor, nice chewy texture, and uses nice, convenient, takes-2-seconds-to-scoop-out cocoa powder. My kind of cookie. :)

Bookmark it. Try it. Love it.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 20-24 cookies


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (or dark chocolate cocoa powder)
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; stir into the butter mixture until well blended. Mix in the chocolate chips. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or just until set. Cool slightly on the cookie sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe adapted from Allrecipes

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Ali’s Tip:

This recipe is a fantastic base for substituting in other chips as well! Some of my favorites include:

  • dark chocolate chips
  • white chocolate chips
  • Heath toffee chips
  • Andes mint chips
  • white chocolate chips
  • peanut butter chips
  • butterscotch chips

About Ali

Ali Ebright is a freelance recipe developer and food writer/photographer, and blogs at Gimme Some Oven and Gimme Some Life. She also loves all things music, traveling near and far, actually making things from Pinterest, cozying up with a good book and her sweet pup, Henry, and spending time with a wonderful group of friends. Come say hello and follow Ali on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ & Instagram.

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21 thoughts on “Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

  1. All I can say is THANK YOU!! I’ve been searching for a good double chocolate chip recipe and couldn’t find any that really clicked for me. You’re was just heavenly! I took the liberty of adding some orange zest to it, and I found that adding 2 teaspoons of cornstarch helped keep it moist from the inside while keeping it crunchy on the outside. Definitely going to do this again and again and again and, well you get the idea! Thanks again!

    - Rou

  2. Thanks so much for an easy, DELISH cookie recipe! I’m participating in a cookie exchange tomorrow and although I cook a lot and share my stories on my blog, baking has never been my thing. This recipe was fool proof! I kept one cookie for myself as the taste testier/lunch-time treat… YUM. Sorry I have to give these up tomorrow :) Thanks again!

    - Pam

  3. If you want a nice cookie to indulge yourself, then this one is a keeper. Simple and easy–I have FOUR little kids–it’s an easy recipe to modify! THANKS for posting it!!

    - Steve

  4. Delicious! My husband said these rivaled his grandmother’s cookies, which is the highest compliment he gives.

    - Kate

  5. Mm, these were great! I planned to make them for my choir bake sale, but they were so tasty that they were eaten up at a get together with friends.

    - Victoria

  6. These cookies are amazing and so easy to make! For some reason I always thought making double choc. chip cookies would be time consuming, but they weren’t. I have some of the dough frozen in my freezer for later use. Thanks for the recipe!

    - kate

  7. Ack !!! These are awesome and slightly addicting !!!! Thanks so much !! :)

    - Jackie

  8. I gave these a go last night…they were a big hit! Yum!

    - e

  9. These look terrific. How were they two or three days after you baked them, or were they all gone? :-)

    - Louise

    • Hi Louise! These keep very well! I think my last batch disappeared immediately, but know that they definitely will keep well for at least a few days. Enjoy!! :)

      - ali

  10. one can never have too much chocolate eh? these look sooo awesome:)

    - amy

  11. These cookies look great… They kind of remind me of cookies I made for my hubby not too long ago. They were his favorite!

    - Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction

  12. I’m totally with you on the whole melting chocolate thing. There’s already a whole cup of butter in these anyhow. Plus the chocolate chips? Crazy high in fat. But I love me some choc-chocs. Keep those bakery concoctions at Kroger out of my sight cause I can’t keep out of them. I’m gonna try this recipe since you recommend so highly and seem to have that whole no-melting thing just like me.

    - Shan

  13. I wish a had a couple on a dish next to my cup of coffee right now. They look perfect!

    - Michelle

  14. I wish I had about four of these in my paw right now.

    - The Nervous Cook

  15. These cookies look fantastic!! YUM!

    - Memoria

  16. these look perfect! I bookmarked it :)

    - Christine