Become Betty's Awesome Soft Chocolate Cookies

Become Betty's Awesome Soft Chocolate Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Cookies, Soft Chocolate Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 15 cookies
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Brenda
If you are looking for a pillowy soft chocolate cookie, then this might be the right fit for you.  It has the taste of a brownie, chocolate chip cookie, and a chocolate cookie.  It was designed to used half a bag of Trader Joe's White Chocolate Baking Chips.  This recipe can be doubled to yield 30 generously sized cookies. 
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  • 8 tbsp salted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup white sugar I prefer Trader Joe's Organic Sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg give it a quick mix before putting it in
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup white baking chips I used Trader Joe's White Baking Chips


  • Preheat oven to 325F
  • Melt butter in a covered bowl in the microwave. I found 45 seconds to be about the right amount of time.  You only want it melted and not bubbling.
  • Add both sugars and melted butter and combine in a mixing bowl.   I used an electric mixer to make this.  To me, it wasn't worth dirtying my Kitchenaid stand mixer.  
  • Once butter and sugars are combined add egg and vanilla and mix until just incorporated.  Please don't over mix.
  • Add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt into the bowl and mix until it forms a dough. Once again, please don't over mix.  Just mix long enough so the ingredients are combined, form a dough, and there is no dry ingredients up the sides of your mixing bowl.
  • Add chocolate chips and combine.
  • With a medium cookie scoop (or roll in your hands) place cookies on cookie sheet lined with parchment or a silpat.  You should get about 15 cookies.  These cookies will spread slightly, so please leave about 1-2" between each row.
  • Bake for 9-12 minutes.  They key here is to not over bake them.  Chocolate cookies are a bit tough to tell when they are done.  When in doubt, stop at the 12 minute mark.
  • Allow to sit and cool on cookie sheet for about 30 minutes to both cool and become more solid.  If you rush this and place them on a cooling rack you'll have a mess.  
  • Enjoy with a glass of your favorite milk and enjoy.  Sharing might be caring, but can be optional as well.  


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Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.6mg