Triple Chocolate Cookies


There is little to say about these little bites of chocolate bliss.  Well actually, I could talk about about their intense chocolate flavor, considering there is melted chocolate and cocoa powder in the batter.  I could also talk about the little punches of milk chocolate chips you get in every bite.  Furthermore, I could talk about the texture of these cookies, the chewy edges and soft, melty centers, but I won’t.  I’ll just say this- chocolate lovers, you need to make these cookies.  I don’t care if you have schoolwork (it’s the summer anyways, so you ought not to), have an important presentation at work tomorrow, or are on a diet (although admittedly, these are not diet food), you need to make these now. And if you do, send some to me, please?

Triple Chocolate Cookies

Adapted from here.

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup dutch cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces good-quality milk chocolate, 2 ounces coarsely chopped, 4 ounces cut into ¼-inch chunks
  • 2 ounces semi sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Melt the 2 ounces chopped milk chocolate, 2 ounces chopped semi sweet chocolate, and butter together in a small, heatproof bowl set over boiling water.

  4. Transfer the melted chocolate butter mixture to the bowl of a mixer. Beat in the sugar, eggs, and vanilla on medium speed.

  5. Reduce speed to low and mix in the dry ingredients.

  6. Fold in the remaining 4 ounces of milk chocolate.

  7. Distribute batter on the baking sheet using a 1 ½ inch ice cream scoop.

  8. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until the cookies are flat and the surfaces begin to crack.

  9. Allow to cool, and enjoy!


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