Classic Chocolate Cookies

Classic Chocolate Cookies


"Plain in appearance, but rich in flavor."


servings 104 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 104 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cocoa into a large mixing bowl. Chop chocolate into fine pieces and add to mixture. Cut the butter into small pieces and stir into the flour mixture. Add eggs and stir until the mixture forms a stiff dough. Wet hands with cold water and roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on cookie sheets 3 inches apart.
  3. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until centers look dry. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I initially couldn't decide whether I wanted to make brownies or cookies, and these cookies are the perfect compromise! Instead of chocolate squares, I threw in a cup or so of semi-sweet chocola...

I also found this cookie to be very cake like. I put mint chocolate chips in them. I was trying to make something like chocolate chip cookies but with a chocolate cookie and mint chips and this ...

Excellent recipe, lovely chocolatey flavour-not too sweet nor too firm, lovely soft centred cookies. Easy to follow recipe, I just had to add a little extra flour to mine, say 2 or 3 tablespoons...

Very nice, I read the other reviews and added resse's pieces and chocolate chips. They are definitely more cake like then chewy.

These weren't bad, but they were somewhat plain. The texture was similar to that of a brownie, and their flavor a dark, barely sweetened chocolate. I think they could be vastly improved with pea...

The taste of these cookies is ok, but they came out dry and cakey. I only baked them for 10 minutes, since 13-15 seemed a bit much, but I think they would have been better with an even shorter ...

I wanted a rich chocolate cookie and this seemed to fit the bill. I used half "european drinking chocolate" from Trader Joe's, half cocoa powder, added 1 tsp vanilla, and used half Reece's Piec...

I wasn't impressed. I thought they were dry with little flavor unless you bit into the chocolate pieces.

these needed to be a lot sweeter & the cocoa was the overpowering taste