Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes



Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies are crunchy on the outside but delightfully chewy on the inside. They’re made with Askinosie™ Chocolate ingredients.

Recipe courtesy of Askinosie™ Chocolate


For flour:
1 1/4 cups flour (King Arthur white unbleached-all purpose flour) and

1 cup (King Arthur all-natural whole wheat flour) to equal the 2 1/4 cups of flour

For sugar:
3/4 cup dark brown sugar

+ 1/2 cup sugar

For vanilla:
1 1/2 teaspoons pure Mexican pure extract

+ 1 teaspoon Pure Chocolate extract (Star Kay White’s)

Fresh ground nutmeg (about 1/2 tsp)

For the NUTS addition:
3/4 cup shelled pistachios

3/4 cup chopped dried apricots

1/4 cup Askinosie Roasted Cocoa Nibs in addition to the chopped chocolate…


  • 2 1/4 cups flour*
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar*
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla*
  • 4 ounces Askinosie Chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 12 ounces Askinosie Chocolate, chopped into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 cup chopped pecans*


  • 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2 Mix together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • 3 With an electric mixer, cream the butter and shortening until light. Beat in the sugar, 1/4 cup at a time. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, stir in the vanilla and melted chocolate. Add the flour mixture, one third at a time, stirring until just blended. Fold in the chocolate chunks and pecans.
  • 4 Drop rounded tablespoons of the dough, two inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until firm to the touch. Cool for few minutes on the cookie sheets. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.


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