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Death By Chocolate Cookies
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Death by Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are sure to please a chocolate lover.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Make Ganache and Dip Cookies Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 12 minutes
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 184kcal



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 jumbo eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Or dark chocolate chips


  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 teaspoons flaky sea salt Use more or less salt depending on how much garnish you want.



  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line baking sheets with silicone mats, parchment paper or lightly spray with cookie spray. Set aside.
  • Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Using an electric mixture, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Fold in the semisweet and bittersweet chocolate chips.
  • Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, drop the cookie batter onto cookie sheets, placing the cookies about 2-inches apart.
  • Bake for 12 minutes, or until the centers are set.
  • Let the cookies cool for about 5-minutes on the baking sheet then place on cooling racks to cool completely.


  • Line baking sheets with wax paper. Set aside.
  • Place ths flaky sea salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Place the semisweet chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl.
  • Heat the heavy cream in a small saucepan over low heat then bring to a gentle boil.
  • Pour the heavy cream over the chocolate chips, stir, then let rest for about 5-minutes.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Dip the cookies about halfway into the ganache then place on the wax paper baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle cookies with salt. I use my fingers to pinch a small amount of salt then sprinkle it over the ganache.
  • Let the ganache harden before serving.


Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 228IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg