Huge, thick and chewy cookies are all the rage right now and these double Chocolate Cookies fit the bill as the BEST chocolate cookies ever!

We’ve been loving extra large cookies right now and we are adding this to our list of favorites that include Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies and Monster Cookies.

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Your search for the ultimate thick and chewy chocolate cookie recipe is over! I’m so happy with how these turned out–I adapted them from my popular Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, and this chocolate version is every bit as AMAZING!

There are cookie shops popping up all over the place (like Crumbl cookies and Swig) that sell cookies as big as your hand for nearly $3 each! They taste pretty good, but nothing beats the taste and price of homemade cookies, and I’ve got all the tips you need to make extra large, thick and chewy cookies that are perfect copy cats of the Crumbl cookies we all love!

The Trick to Jumbo Cookies:

  • Big scoops!  I use a ¼ cup measurer to scoop the cookie dough and form large cookies.  This way they are also uniform in size.
  • Refrigerate dough.  Don’t skip this step as it will help ensure they bake thick and chewy.
  • Cool cookie sheet between batches. If you are cooking multiple batches of cookies, don’t place the second batch of cookie dough on a hot cookie sheet!  Use a new cookie sheet or allow it to cool completely before baking another batch, to avoid flat cookies!

How to Make Chocolate Cookies:

1. Combine dry ingredients. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to medium bowl and combine.

2. Combine wet ingredients.  Add butter, sugar and brown sugar to a large mixing bowl or stand mixer and beat well until creamed together. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined

3. Mix together.  Gradually mix in the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Stir in chocolate chips.

4. Refrigerate. Cover bowl and refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes.

Four process photos for making chocolate cookie dough.

5. Scoop into balls. Measure out ¼ cup balls of dough and place on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.

6. Bake at 375 for 12 to 15 minutes or until set around the edges. (Do not over bake.) Allow to cool for several minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely

Before and after process photos of chocolate cookie dough on a tray, baked into cookies.

MAKE AHEAD AND FREEZING INSTRUCTIONS:

To make ahead: The cookie dough can be made up to 3 days ahead of time, stored in the fridge.

To freeze: Freeze the cookie dough for up to 3 months. To freeze baked cookies, allow them to cool completely and store in a freezer safe bag for up to 3 months.

A large chocolate cookie broken in half.

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Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
Total 55 mins
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Ingredients
 
 

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or silplat mat.
  • Combine dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  • Combine wet ingredients: butter, sugar and brown sugar in a separate mixing bowl and beat for a few minutes until creamed together. Add egg and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Add dry ingredients: Gradually mix in the flour mixture until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Refrigerate: Cover bowl and refrigerate dough for 30 minutes (or up to 3 days stored in an air-tight container).
  • Scoop dough: Measure out ¼ cup balls of dough and place on baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until set around the edges (don't over bake!).
  • Allow to cool for several minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely
  • Store leftover cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.

Notes

Make ahead Instructions: Make the dough up to 2 days ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. 
Freezing Instructions: The cookie dough balls may be frozen for up to 3 months.  To freeze the baked cookies, allow them to cool completely and store in a freezer-safe bag for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 4gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 216mgPotassium: 115mgFiber: 2gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 408IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 2mg

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  1. 5 stars
    Hello, I made the cookies, however I added about 1/2 cup fresh brewed coffee to the butter and vanilla, then I substituted 1/4 cup apple sauce for the egg. The batter came out a bit loose for cookies. So I put it in a 9 inch round pan and topped it with crushed pecans. Baked at 375 for about 35 min till the knife came out clean. We had fantastic chocolate chip coffee brownies! Thank you for the start I will save this with my notes!

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