Sure, I call them double chocolate cookies. But they’re so versatile I might as well call them s’mores cookies!
Pictured in this post are actually double chocolate and marshmallow cookies, for example.
Make sure you follow the recipe for the dough, and the add-ins can be whatever you want. (Choose fair trade, of course!) For the ones pictured here, I used semi-sweet chocolate chips from Camino and regular miniature marshmallows for an extra decadent treat. They’re chewy, packed with chocolate flavour and just plain delicious.
I’ve baked this cookie recipe dozens of times, and they always turn out chewy, which I love! And since they’re a great base to customize with add-ins, I’ve made them with:
- Semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Milk chocolate chunks
- Butterscotch chips
- Chopped white chocolate
- Chopped dark chocolate
- Macadamia nuts
- Probably a bunch of other things I’m forgetting right now!
So what are you waiting for?! Make these double chocolate cookies into whatever the heck you’ve been craving today! 🙂
Double Chocolate Cookies (customizable!)
- 1 cup butter
- 2 cups golden cane sugar (see note)
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 ea eggs
- 2-1/4 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 3/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder (see note)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cups chopped dark chocolate or other additives (see note)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
- Cream butter and sugar together until well blended. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
- Add flour, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt. Once the flour is all mixed in, stir in the chocolate (or other additives).
- Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cookie centres are still a little glossy (for a chewy cookie).
- Let cookies cool on the pan for at least 2-3 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool fully.
- Golden cane sugar is a less-refined type of sugar than white sugar. It has more flavour because it has a little molasses left in it. My favourite is Camino’s golden cane sugar (Turbinado).
- Dutch-processed cocoa powder has had an alkali added to it to smooth out the flavour of it and make the chocolate taste richer and less bitter. My favourite is Camino’s cocoa powder, because it’s organic, fair trade and free of common allergens.
- Chopped dark chocolate is only one of many options here. You can use chocolate chips, marshmallows, white chocolate chunks (or milk chocolate, for that matter), craisins, peanuts, macadamia nuts… The sky is really the limit!
What combination of add-ins will you use in your cookies? Let us know in the comments!
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