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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies


1 hour 45 minutes
Skill Level
60 cookies

Sometimes even delicious chocolate chip cookies aren’t chocolaty enough, and that’s when you need HERSHEY’s double chocolate chip cookies recipe. These popular treats will make the ideal dessert for any chocolate lovers in your life. Double up on the chocolate to impress family members, friends, co-workers, students and fundraiser attendees with a fun twist on classic chocolate chip cookies. Even beginner bakers can make these fresh-baked cookies turn out soft, sweet and gooey with just a few ingredients and, of course, HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK mildly sweet chocolate chips or HERSHEY’S semi-sweet chocolate chips. Add nuts, marshmallows or sprinkles for your own magic touch, and watch your nearest and dearest fall in love.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
35 minutes


  • 2-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine, softened (2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 1 cup
    chopped nuts
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12 oz pkg.)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
spatula spatula
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 375°F.


Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in chocolate chips. Add nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. 


Drop cookies using ice cream scoop for consistent cookie size.

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