Make Ahead

Cocoa Cookies with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts

February 10, 2013
3.5 Stars
Author Notes

These are soft, pillowy and just chocolatey enough. They're best when eaten within three days of being baked.
*We ate about half the batter before baking it, so I suspect this recipe makes about two dozen cookies if you don’t. :) —em-i-lis

  • Makes about two dozen*
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 good sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted or quite soft
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips (I like Ghirardelli because they're flatter than other brands)
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
In This Recipe
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 (I used my convection setting) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, cocoa powder, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add the eggs and butter and, using a hand mixer, beat until well combined. Then gently beat in the vanilla and milk. Stir in, by hand, the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  3. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop rounded balls of batter (1 – 1.5 T) onto the parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 14-16 minutes until just done.

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jack63 January 10, 2016
When we picked up our new kitten " cocoa" at the animal rescue league, they were having a bake sale . We got twice the cocoa, cookies, for the the price of one. The kitten is fine, but the cookies didn't survive.