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Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Cookies

Posted by: ari | well seasoned

Thick and chewy with soft interiors, these dark chocolate cookie butter cookies are game changers. Their light texture is due to the mix of cookie butter and olive oil, but their salty finish is what takes them over the top. Recommended to serve with an ice cold glass of milk!

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Posted by: ari | well seasoned
bakery-style dark chocolate cookie butter cookies
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Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Cookies

Soft, thick, and chewy bakery-style dark chocolate cookie butter cookies. These are a total dream come true and will quickly become a favorite in your family!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bakery-style cookies, chocolate chunk cookies with cookie butter, cookie butter cookies, how to bake cookies, how to make chocolate chip cookies, soft and chewy cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 344kcal
Author: ari | well seasoned

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅔ cups Domino® Golden Sugar
  • 1 ½ cups cookie butter divided
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate roughly chopped
  • maldon sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place 1 ¼ cup of cookie butter in a small microwave safe bowl, then heat on high for 30 - 60 seconds, until melted and smooth.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together Domino® Golden Sugar, melted cookie butter, olive oil, and vanilla bean paste until smooth, about 3 minutes on medium speed.
    cookie butter cookie ingredients in a food stand mixer bowl
  • With the mixer running, add eggs one at a time, mixing until well incorporated, scraping down the sides as needed.
    cookie butter cookie dough in a mixing bowl
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, bread flour, baking powder, baking soda, and kosher salt. Add flour to sugar mixture, then gently fold until only a few streaks of flour remain. Fold in chopped chocolate. 
    chocolate chip cookie dough in a mixing bowl
  • Roll dough into 2” round balls, then place on prepared baking sheet leaving at least 2” between cookies. (I bake 9 cookies on a standard baking sheet at one time.) Place in freezer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Bake for 11-12 minutes, or until edges have set and center of cookies have risen, but are still quite soft. Immediately sprinkle each cookie with a few flakes of malden sea salt, then let cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet. Carefully transfer to a wire rack to cool further. Repeat with remaining cookie dough.
    cookie butter cookies on a parchment lined baking sheet
  • When finished, heat remaining ¼ cup of cookie butter in microwave until melted and smooth, about 30 - 60 seconds. Drizzle on cooled cookies, then serve immediately.
    dark chocolate chunk cookie butter cookies with cookie butter drizzled on top

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.6g | Protein: 4.7g | Fat: 16.3g | Saturated Fat: 6.9g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 205mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 34.9g
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