Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Thick and soft like a brownie, these chewy cookies are rich with chocolate.
By Kelley Simmons

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

This cookie is the best of both worlds. A soft chewy cookie meets a rich and fudgey brownie all rolled into one. These cookies are chocolatey and rich just like a brownie and soft and crisp around the edges like a cookie. I slightly under baked the cookies to get the soft, chewy center. Melt in your mouth on the inside and firm and slightly crisp on the edges.

These cookies only 20 minutes to make from start to finish!

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are a lot like my brownie recipe which you should also try, Chocolate Frosted Brownies.

Be sure to use high quality chocolate for the best result.

Chewy Chocolate Cookies
 
Serves: 2 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ⅓ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add butter, unsweetened chocolate and 1 cup of the chocolate chips to a double boiler. (A bowl set over a saucepan filled with warm water)
  3. Stir until chocolate and butter have melted. Takes a couple of minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, add eggs and both sugar to a stand mixer with the whisk attachment. Whip on high until mixture becomes thick and lighter in color.
  5. Slowly add in melted chocolate on low speed until combined.
  6. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl.
  7. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients by hand. Fold in the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  8. Scoop out heaping tablespoons of batter onto a silicon baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes. (I like to under bake them slightly at 10 minutes)
  10. Take out of the oven and allow them to cool for a couple of minutes on the sheet tray.
  11. Move to a cooling rack to cool completely.

 

Kelley Simmons

Kelley is a twenty something writer hailing from Delaware, and photographer behind chefsavvy.com. She started blogging in the beginning of 2014 and has been hooked ever since. She takes the worry out of cooking and helps reader’s conquer their cooking fears with simple, easy to follow recipes.

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2 Comments
    1. Hi Lisa,

      The recipe calls for 1/3 teaspoon of baking powder. Also, you can go to the original post by clicking on the name of the author at the top of the post or in their profile. Happy baking!

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