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Stack of warm triple chocolate chunk cookies with a large melted chocolate chip showing

Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The best cookies with a rich chocolate flavor are these Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies! This chocolate cookie recipe is a perfect addition to any Christmas cookie tray or to enjoy any day of the year!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 35 cookies
Calories 166kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • Baking Sheet
  • Slow Cooker Liners
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Stand Mixer


  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate use premium brand like Ghirardelli
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder use premium brand like Ghirardelli
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups large chocolate chips use premium brand like Ghirardelli
  • 1/3 cup sugar


  • Chop or break semisweet chocolate bar into evenly sized pieces and put in a small glass bowl. Microwave for 30 second intervals and stir each time until smooth and melted. Set aside to cool.
  • In a seperate mixing bowl whisk or sift flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt together.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter until smooth. Add brown sugar and beat on medium speed about 3 minutes. Pause occassionall to scrape sides of bowl.
  • Add egg and beat for 3 more minutes.
  • Stir in vanilla and melted chocolate.
  • Gradually mix in flour on low speed.
  • Fold in large chocolate chips or chocolate chunks.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F and prepare baking sheets with a non-stick liner OR line with parchment paper.
  • Place sugar in a small bowl and drop balls of cookie dough into bowl. Roll into a ball between your hands and roll ball in sugar to coat.
  • Place balls of dough on baking sheet and flatten slightly with your hand. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until cookies just begin to crack.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 96IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg