Triple Chocolate Cookies

Darn, I jinxed it. My awesome week only lasted until Wednesday. I had a term project due so I stayed up all of Wednesday night to finish it. All of Thursday, I felt and looked like a zombie. I skipped my morning class (and I NEVER skip class) to catch one hour of sleep then put on my feelin’-like-sh*t clothes and dragged myself out the door. In conversations, I would begin something to say something and then I would just trail off mid-sentence. Who knew sleep was so important? 😛

Luckily, I had cookies with me. On Wednesday, after I watched “My 600lb Life”, I walked straight into the kitchen and started pulling out all things fat – sugar, chocolate, butter. During the surgical segments of the show, I said this to my sister: I AM NEVER EATING EVER AGAIN. Nooo idea what came over me, I’m just glad that decision was short-lived.

PS: if blood and guts make you kinda queasy, I wouldn’t suggest watching that show.

I made cookies with not one, not two BUT THREE elements of chocolate. That’s right, these were intense.

Maybe this Madagascar bourbon vanilla extract had something to do with how delicious they were.

Right after the cookies came out of the oven, I practically inhaled half a dozen.

I have no restraint when it comes to all things triple chocolate. But really, who does? 

Triple Chocolate Cookies


3 ounces unsweetened chocolate + 1 ounce semi sweet
1/2 cup butter, room temperature (I used salted)
2 large eggs, room temperature
1-1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon salt (use the full teaspoon if you’re using unsalted butter. use 1pinch if baking with salted butter)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
4 ounces semi sweet chocolate, cut into chunks

How To

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. 
  2. Melt the butter and 3 oz unsweetened chocolate and the 1 ounce of semi sweet chocolate together in the microwave. Remove from microwave and add the vanilla.
  3. In a third bowl, combine the eggs and sugar and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Lower the speed to low and beat in the chocolate mixture until well combined.
  4. Add the flour and stir until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips or chocolate chunks.
  5. Scoop cookies onto baking sheet using a baking scoop and flatten slightly. 
  6. Bake for no longer than 13 minutes (mine were perfect at exactly 11 minutes)— they should be slightly underbaked so the interior stays chewy and soft. Remove the whole sheet of parchment to a cooling rack and cool until just warm and set.

Adapted from: Leela Cyd

Join the Conversation

  1. Oooohhh looks better than Blue Chip! And I honestly never say that to anything…

    1. :O omgg, really?! don’t make me tear up!! :’)

      1. So serious! It looks even more chocolatey than theirs, which is pretty freaking amazing XD

  2. These cookies look SOSOSO good. I have seen a couple episodes of “My 600 lb life.” I love watching shows like that..I’m weird.

    1. i love those kind of shows too, good thing we have blogging friends to accept us for who we are LOL

  3. oh my……looks sooooo good!

  4. I love how you went from “I’m never eating again” to TRIPLE chocolate cookies! 🙂

  5. Oh so fudgy and delicious decadence – we are new bffs in baking 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  6. Normally I’m not a huge cookie person, but when it comes to chocolate…um YAHHHH! These look absolutely divine!

  7. Yum, these cookies look SO delicious!!

  8. Ew I watched that show while babysitting, and I had no idea what I was about to get into haha.

    I swear everytime I come to your blog I always freak out about how adorable/delicious-looking your pictures are. Those cookies look amazing!

  9. That cookie looks sooooo good!

  10. Ughhh I hate those days when you I don’t get enough sleep; all I feel like doing for the whole day is putting my head down. These cookies would definitely make a sleepless day better though. I mean, hello, THREE types of chocolate? This is my chocoholic dream.

  11. Triple Chocolate Cookies? Sold. No further explanation needed!


  12. These, my dear, are going to be my motivation for the gym today! Totally make the run worth it.

    Did it again, delicious work!

  13. I want that cookie in the last pic…it has my name all over it!

  14. Hey i tried this recipe but reduce the sugar to 150gm. It’s still good just less shiny ??

    1. Hi! I find that cookies always have too much sugar too! Great that the adjustment worked out for you!! 🙂

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