double chocolate cookies

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I take a short hiatus from Texas re-caps for a cookie recipe.. (Texas: Hill Country post has been updated with a few photos!)

Ooey-gooey, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate cookies studded with semi-sweet chocolate chips. The quintessential way to satisfy a chocolate craving!

I made these cookies on a very humid day and my butter way also very soft. The cookie dough was almost spongy, and the resulting cookie was incredibly soft. Although delicious, the cookies fell apart easily. I had refrigerated part of the dough to be made at another time, and this dough yielded a crunchy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside, stable cookie. So, if the latter cookie is preferred, I recommend refrigerating the dough for at least 30 minutes.

Double Chocolate Cookies recipe from allrecipes.com

  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Cream butter and sugar until smooth.
3. Beat in eggs one at a time, incorporating into the batter well after each addition.
4. Stir in vanilla extract.
5. Mix in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt until incorporated.
6. Stir in chocolate chips.
7. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the cookies are just set. Allow the cookies to cool for a few minutes on the cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Enjoy with a glass of ice-cold milk or crumbled over vanilla ice cream for a cool summer treat.
Looking for other recipes to satisfy a chocolate craving? Brownies and fudge can do just the trick.
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