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chewy chocolate cookies

a recipe by
Kathryn Brown
Woodbridge, NJ


Blue Ribbon Recipe

The method that Kathryn uses to melt the chocolate instead of using cocoa powder in this recipe makes for a deliciously fudgy cookie. The outside has a crisp crust and the inside is chewy with chunks of chocolate. These are soooo good!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 2 dozen cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chewy chocolate cookies

  • 8 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 lg
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 12 oz
    package semi-sweet chocolate chunks

How To Make chewy chocolate cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Melt 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate and butter.
  • 3
    Whisk together flour and baking powder.
  • 4
    Beat eggs, brown sugar and vanilla on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • 5
    Reduce speed to low and add melted chocolate.
  • 6
    Mix in flour until just combined. Stir in semi-sweet chocolate chunks.
  • 7
    Drop by heaping tablespoon on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • 8
    Bake, rotating sheets halfway through, until cookies are shiny and a bit soft in the center, 12 to 15 minutes.
  • 9
    Cool on baking sheet 10 minutes; transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!