20 Luscious Chocolate Cookie Recipes

From chocolate-peanut butter cookie sandwiches to chocolate-dipped cookies, these chocolaty cookies are proven crowd pleasers.


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Double Dark Chocolate Cookies

    The ultimate cookie for chocolate lovers features large chunks of bittersweet chocolate tucked in a chewy mocha-flavored cookie.

Makes: 36 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   12 mins  350°F 
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Buried Cherry Cookies

    It's like a chocolate-covered cherry only better. A maraschino cherry, smothered with rich chocolate frosting, is tucked inside each of these tender cookies.

Makes: 42 servings
Serving size: 42 to 46 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   12 mins  350°F per batch
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Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

    Packed with lots of goodness, these chewy oatmeal cookies feature dark chocolate, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts.

Makes: 30 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   9 mins  350°F 
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Chocolate Crinkles

    A sprinkling of powdered sugar tops these simple-to-make chocolate cookies. Prep takes just 30 minutes, and each batch bakes for just eight.

Makes: 36 servings
Serving size: 36 large cookies or 72 small cookies
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   8 mins  to  10 mins  375°F 
Chill  2 hrs  to 24 hrs 
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Chocolate PB Mini Sandwiches

    Who can resist a peanut butter sandwich, especially one that's dipped in chocolate?

Makes: 72 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   7 mins  to  9 mins  350°F 
Stand  1 hr 
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Peanut Butter and Banana Drops

    These moist cookies combine three favorites -- chocolate, peanut butter, and banana -- and they use just four ingredients.

Serving size: about 40 cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   8 mins  375°F per batch
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Triple Chocolate Cookies

    With three different kinds of chocolate and a rich chocolate topping, these cookies are a chocolate lover?s dream.

Makes: 60 servings
Serving size: 60 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   9 mins  350°F per batch
Stand   30 mins 
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Italian Chocolate-Spice Cookies

    A powdered sugar drizzle adds an extra touch of sweetness to these cinnamon-spiced cookies. Orange peel adds a touch of zest.

Makes: 36 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  to  10 mins  375°F 
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Minty Cocoa Fudge Sandwich Cookies

    A creamy mint chocolate frosting fills these chocolate sandwich cookies.

Serving size: about 36 sandwich cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Chill  1 hr 
Bake   7 mins  350°F per batch
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Peanut Butter Munchies

    Chocolaty on the outside, these sweets offer a deliciously creamy peanut butter center.

Makes: 32 servings
Serving size: 32 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  350°F per batch
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Mocha Munchies

    Coffee-covered espresso beans give these cookies their delicious flavor; the coffee enhances the chocolate.

Makes: 48 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Microwave   2 mins  to  3 mins 
Chill   30 mins 
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Hazelnut Cocoa Coins

    Toasted hazelnuts give these chocolaty cookies crunchy goodness. Drizzle melted chocolate over each one after they've come out of the oven.

Makes: 60 servings
Prep  1 hr 
Bake   6 mins  to  8 mins  375°F 
Chill  1 hr  to 2 hrs 
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Chocolate Pillows

    Fill wonton wrappers with a buttery mixture of red wine, melted chocolate, and tart cherries; vanilla ice cream sprinkled with chocolate shavings completes the treat.

Makes: 2 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cook   1 min each
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Ultimate Chocolate-Dipped Cookies

    To create the ultimate chocolate dessert, dip double-chocolate chip cookies in creamy ganache.

Serving size: about 72 cookies
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   8 mins  350°F per batch
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Chocolate Ribbon Cookies

    Filled with nuts and chunks of chocolate, these pretty cookies get their stripes from baking vanilla and chocolate dough together.

Serving size: about 54 cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   10 mins  375°F 
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Chocolaty Caramel Thumbprints

    These pecan-studded chocolate cookies feature a creamy caramel center and yummy chocolate topping.

Makes: 36 servings
Serving size: 36 cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Chill  2 hrs 
Bake   10 mins  350°F per batch
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies

    Using a jar of chocolate-hazelnut spread is a quick way to add flavor to this cookie recipe.

Makes: 48 servings
Serving size: 4 to 5 dozen cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Cool   2 mins 
Bake  10 hrs  350°F per batch
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These cookies have a slightly nutty flavor and a moist, cake-like consistency.

Makes: 54 servings
Serving size: 4-1/2 dozen cookies
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   8 mins  to  10 mins  375°F 
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Buttery Oatmeal Crisps

    Dipped in chocolate after baking, these cookies are layered with oatmeal and chocolate goodness.

Makes: 60 servings
Serving size: about 60 cookies
Prep   35 mins 
Bake   10 mins  350° 
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Milk Chocolate Mini Cookies

    Keep a roll of these in the freezer to make fresh cookies for unexpected guests.

Serving size: 144 tiny cookies or 72 tiny sandwich cookies
Prep   45 mins 
Freeze   25 mins 
Bake   9 mins  350° per batch
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    These are an old-fashioned cookie, still a favorite with young and old alike.

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