double chocolate chunk cookies

December 30, 2006 at 10:24 pm | Posted in Chocolate, Cookies | 2 Comments

yesterday i tried out a batch of these cookies. the taste was pleasant, but i didn’t quite favour the texture – when you bite into it there’s somewhat of a crunch, and then it crumbles in your mouth. it’s a matter of personal preference. 🙂


other than that, the presence of white chocolate chips surely gave the cookie an extra kick. 😉

from donna hay’s modern classics book 2. makes a lot because i made them small.

250g butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 1/4 cups plain flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup cocoa powder
140g dark chocolate, broken into chunks
140 white chocolate, broken into chunks

1. preheat the oven to 150 degrees celsius. place the butter and sugars in a bowl and beat until light and creamy.

2. add the eggs gradually and beat well. add the flour, baking powder, cocoa and chocolate and mix well. shape 2 tablespoonsfuls of the mixture into rounds. (this will make big cookies, make smaller balls if you prefer)

3. place on baking trays lined with non-stick baking paper (or you can just lightly grease them with butter/oil), allowing room for the cookies to spread, and flatten slightly. bake for 20-25 minutes. cool on wire racks.



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  1. ooohh, these look so good…from the pictures they look very crispy and rich. Do you think increasing the baking temp would help with the texture? 150 degree C seems a little cool for baking cookies…just a thought…
    nevertheless, gorgeous looking cookies!

  2. that might be a factor i presume? should try it out again. hee.

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