Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Category: Desserts
Published Date: 08/04/2021
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If there is one thing in my house that brings the family together, it’s the smell of homemade cookies. Last week I treated the girls to something new and they loved them so much that I had to share the recipe for these double chocolate chunk cookies.

These cookies are super gooey and packed with lots of yummy chocolate. Even a couple of days after I made them, they were still chewy in the center without microwaving them. 

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Can I use chocolate chips?

You definitely can! I have found that using chocolate chunks in these double chocolate chunk cookies makes them extra gooey and chocolatey, so that’s what we prefer.

Do I have to use dark and milk chocolate?

Of course not! You can choose any one or two flavors you like the best. We love how dark and milk compliment themselves in this cookie so that’s what we chose. 

What if I can’t find chocolate chunks?

I was only able to find dark and semi-sweet chunks in our local grocery stores, so because I knew I wanted milk chocolate, I just purchased a couple of bars of chocolate and chopped them up. That works just as well.

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Do I have to use a scoop and if so, what type should I use?

While you don’t have to use a scoop, I find that it makes the cookies the same size and guarantees that they will all bake evenly. I purchased my cookie scoop years ago and I absolutely love it!

Why should I leave the double chocolate chunk cookies on the baking sheet to cool first?

Your cookies will continue to cook as they sit outside of the oven, on the baking sheet. This will ensure that the cookies are cooked all the way through but still have a yummy, chewy center.

Why do the eggs need to be at room temperature?

I learned years ago that room-temperature eggs mix better with your batter. The temperature can affect the baking time as well. 

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Can I melt the butter?

Melted and softened butter will give you different results. If you like a chewier cookie, you can melt it, though I don’t recommend melting it all the way if possible. Melt halfway and let the rest melt on its own as it sits. If the butter is too hot, it could change the results of your cookies. 

How do I know how long to bake my double chocolate chunk cookies?

Since every oven is different, I recommend setting it at 10 minutes at 350º and after they sit to cool for 5 minutes (remember, they will continue to cook a bit), test one out. You can gauge whether or not you need to leave them in longer or take them out sooner. 

What if I prefer flatter cookies?

Once you scoop out the batter onto your lined baking sheet, press each one down with the back of a spoon or your fingers. This will help your cookies to flatten out while baking. Alternatively, you can press them down a bit after they have baked, when you first remove them from the oven. Test both out and see which outcome you like best.

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The steps in the photos above, show exactly how I make these delicious double chocolate chunk cookies.

Step 1: Whisk together sugars, salt, and butter.

Step 2: Combined ingredients from step 1.

Step 3: Whisk in egg and vanilla extract.

Step 4: Combined ingredients from step 3.

Step 5: Sift in flour and baking soda and fold into mixture.

Step 6: Combined ingredients from step 5.

Step 7: Fold in chocolate chunks.

Step 8: Combined ingredients from step 7.

Step 9: Using an ice cream or cookie scoop, scoop out cookie dough onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake.

Step 10: Allow cookies to cool for 5-7 minutes before removing them to a cooling rack.

Now that you know a little bit about these double chocolate chunk cookies, I’m excited to share our recipe.

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Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  • Author: Heather l The Super Mom Life


Packed with two different types of chocolate chunks, these chewy double chocolate chunk cookies are going to be your new favorite!


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chunks


  • Using the whisk attachment in your stand mixer, whisk together both sugars, butter, and salt.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla extra and whisk until combined.
  • Sift in flour and baking soda and fold to combine.
  • Add chocolate chunks and fold to combine.
  • Refrigerate dough for 30 min – 1 hour.
  • Bake at 350º on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet for 10-11 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet for at least 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

If you make our double chocolate chunk cookies, we’d love to hear your thoughts. If you post it on social media, we’d love for you to tag @thesupermomlife! Don’t forget to check out all of our favorite cookie recipes and other family-friendly recipes!


Packed with two different types of chocolate chunks, these chewy double chocolate chunk cookies are going to be your new favorite!
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Packed with two different types of chocolate chunks, these chewy double chocolate chunk cookies are going to be your new favorite!
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  1. Oh wow! This cookies looks so delicious. I will definitely try this with my daughter. Thank you for sharing.

  2. These look absolutely mouth-watering! These cookies are just perfect for this festive season 😍

  3. We love cookies in my household and any with chocolate are always popular. These look great!!!

  4. Wow! This such a really amazing recipe. It looks absolutely delicious and tasty! I would love to try this!

  5. Oh yum, these are my kind of cookies. I am very excited over the prospect of double chocolate.

  6. These cookies are everything! My family would go wild if I would bake up a batch of these. I am pinning this recipe to are today! Thanks for sharing 😉

  7. My favorite desserts are chocolate chip cookies and chocolate cake. I love the idea of loading up on the chocolate for these!

  8. Those chocolate cookies are looking absolutely delicious! I love how thick it is and I’m sure the kids would definitely enjoy this.

  9. Now, this is a chocolate chip cookie! Love how chunky and crunchy these look. Can’t wait to try!

  10. Yyyyaaaayyyyyy! These are my favourite cookies! I so much love them! The recipe I am used to, is a little different from yours. I’ll try them out, your way!

  11. OMG, it is so early in the morning, but you have made me crave for these delicious looking double choc chip cookies! I must try making them

  12. How wonderful and delicious and I love your recipe! Would love to try that with my kids and they are perfect to bring to this weekend’s party. 🙂

  13. OMG, this double chocolate chunk cookies recipe is giving me so many cravings. Perfect to pair with tea or brewed coffee.

    Deserves 5-star!

  14. Those look amazing! I would throw in some Heath toffee chips too. I will have to give this a try for my daughter’s first day of school next week.

  15. I have been looking for a good chocolate chip recipe !! Thanis for posting this recipe.

  16. I love the combination the milk and dark chocolate…the center is so smooth and creamy! What a delicious cookie!

  17. Oh man I have never wanted to just reach into my screen and have something more than now! These look so yummy, definitely saving this for the next time I’m hosting company.

  18. I love a thick chunky cookie where you know when you get a hunk of chocolate, ummm so good !

  19. Love all the FAQ – it’s like you read our minds LOL!! These look SOOOOoooooo good!! it’s the “gooey” for me, and the chocolate chunks… the gooey chocolate chunks!!!!!!

  20. It is always nice to home bake, I use my grandmas cookie recipe and even though I may be bias they are scrummy x

  21. I love homemade cookies a lot, and this seeing this one makes me so happy. I am going to make this today. Yum!

  22. Seeing those chocolate chip cookies in the pictures makes me want to eat the cookies now. For sure, I can have my own version of this sweet treat soon.

  23. I love the chunkiness of these cookies. I want to go and make a batch now as they look so delicious!

  24. I love the idea of using two different types of chocolate. It sounds so satisfying.

  25. We love choco chip chunk cookies at home. We would usually buy them in bakeshops but it must be nice to be able to bake a fresh batch at home.

  26. When you said “double chocolate” I imagined a chocolate dough and chocolate chips, haha, I was wrong

  27. These cookies look delicious! I think we’ll love the combination of dark and milk chocolate chunks!

  28. Fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. You had me at double chocolate, but then you went and showed me all those pictures of the chunkiest cookies ever. I’m so here for these.

  29. Yes! We love cookies in this house. They go fast. We’ll have to make these over the weekend!

  30. Those cookies look so moist and yummy. I do not bake too often from scratch but these cookies look like they are worth the effort

  31. My son is literally a cookie monster. He loves cookies so much, I must give this recipe a try as they sound delicious.

  32. I think you should have called these double delicious cookies. They look awesome! I love all that chunky chocolate goodness.