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Homemade Chocolate Cookies

These chocolate cookies have an absolutely delicious flavor with a nice crust and a brownie like texture.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 24 Cookies


  • ½ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter melted
  • 3 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 ⅓ Cup All-Purpose Flours
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Mix together cocoa powder, sugar, butter, and oil until well combine.
  • Add in the egg and vanilla and fully incorporate.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Slowly add flour mixture into the main mix. Make sure to fully incorporate but stop mixing as soon as combined not to over mix.
  • Fold in optional add-ins (see notes)
  • Make the dough into one inch balls for each cookie.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Enjoy!!


Optional Add-In
These cookies are a great canvas for flavor and gently folding in some of the ingredients from the list below can help extra flavor and texture!
  • Chocolate Chips (Dark, Unsweetened, White)
  • Walnuts
  • M&M’s
  • Peanut Butter Cups (Chopped)
  • Pretzels (Chopped)
  • Crushed Cookies
Keyword Chocolate, cookies