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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies -- soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! |

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. 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.

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies -- soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! | Double Chocolate Chip Cookies -- soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! | Double Chocolate Chip Cookies -- soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! |
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies -- soft, chewy, and irresistibly good! |

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 20 -24 cookies 1x


You will love this Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies) recipe! So chocolate-y!! So delicious!! So quick and easy to prepare!


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).  Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of a large stand mixer, use the paddle attachment to beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together on medium-high speed until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes). Add in eggs and vanilla, and beat on medium-speed until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt until combined.  Gradually add the dry flour mixture into the butter mixture and beat on medium-low speed until combined.  Fold in the chocolate chips until combined.  Cover and chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.  (Or you can wait until after the next step, and chill the dough once it has been formed into balls and placed on the cookie sheet, which only takes 10-15 minutes.)
  4. Roll the dough into 1.5-tablespoon balls, and place on the parchment-covered baking sheet so that the dough balls are at least 3 inches apart.  Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cookies are cooked through.  Remove and let cool for 5 minutes, then transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.


Recipe slightly adapted from

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28 comments on “Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)”

  1. these look perfect! I bookmarked it :)

  2. These cookies look fantastic!! YUM!

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

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

  5. 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.

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

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

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

    • 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!! :)

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

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

  11. 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!

  12. 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.

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

  14. 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!!

  15. 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!

  16. 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!

  17. Trade these lots of times-failproof! So yummy! I add a little less sugar though :)
    Thank you!!!

  18. How long do these stay good for? I am making these as Christmas gifts for family and needed to know when I should start the baking fun. Thanks!

  19. I just made this recipe and is from now one of my favs! I added 2 cups of dark chocolate chunks instead o choc chips. I love it! Thank you for sharing (sorry for my bad English, greetings from Nicaragua) :)

  20. Hi Ali!!!! to make cookies is one thing I really wanted to learn. I just keep on searching, reading some cookie recipe to make until yours has been spotted. So, I read it, all the reviews and decided to be my first cookie recipe to make …. And everything comes out perfect!!!! I want to thank you for sharing your recipe!!!! I have yield 72 cookies out of it ….. I will look and check if you have butter cookies recipe later …..

  21. I loved making these. I did not add nuts. I was using my kitchen aid mixer and found the dough needed a little extra moisture. I added 1 teaspoon veg oil and they came out great at 11 minutes.

  22. So delicious!