Thank you Thick and Chewy Chocolate Emergency Cookies! You came to the rescue! It’s been one of these weeks… Ughhhh!!!! Have you been there? When it rains, it pours, kind of week?
You have deadlines, everything is on track and then “BOOM!” You have to deal with multiple people to try to fix your technical problems and not sure any of them can help you, while you fight against time. *deep breaths*
So rather than sulk in the crappiness of each day, I decided to counter-attack my bad days with one of the greatest super powers on the face of earth!
In one word…Chocolate!!!
(Yes it is a super power!)
I’m most productive and creative after a chocolate fix or two. It takes me to a special place called Nirvana.
But I didn’t stop at just one kind of chocolate. I declared an emergency and I baked up these tempting, soft, buttery, girthy, and chewy chocolate chip cookies chocked full of semi-sweet, milk chocolate and dark, dark chocolate! You need these when you’re in crisis or just PMSing for immediate relief!
I just suck it up and go get a big glass of milk and devour these decadent chocolate galore cookies like a big girl and forget all my troubles and woes! It’s what I do.
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These cookies are generously peppered with broken dark and milk Chocolate Candy Bar bits, Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Baking Chips and Ghirardelli 60% Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips.
There’s even some some mini chocolate chips sprinkled on top and you can make these as chocolatey or not as chocolatey when you add the chocolate chips and bar bits in the last step before baking.
So next time we all stress out, it is written in the stars, we will eat divine, golden brown Thick and Chewy Chocolate Emergency Cookies! Of course, you don’t have to wait for an emergency to bake these up for any ol’ reason. Chocoholics know this!
I declared an emergency and I went triple chocolate with these thick and chewy, buttery delectable chocolate chunk and chocolate chip cookies! Chocolate cures everything!
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 15 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1 cup brown sugar + 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional
- 2 large eggs at room temperature
- 1 cup Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Chips
- 2 Milk Chocolate Bars oughly chopped or broken up
- 2 Dark Milk Chocolate Bars roughly chopped or broken up
- 1 1/4 cup Ghirardelli 60% Bittersweet Baking Chips
- 1 1/4 cup Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Baking Chips
- 1 cup mini chocolate chips to sprinkle on tops
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment paper for the baking to begin!
Using a mixer, In a large bowl combine the butter, sugars, and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs and beat until combined and let rest for 2 minutes.
While the wet mixture is resting, in a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix on medium low until dough comes together.
Fold in the chocolate candy bar bits and chocolate chips, saving some to press into the top if you want. Otherwise, add in as much as you want.
Using a large scoop (1/4 cup), scoop out dough and release dough onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 11-14 minutes, or until golden at the edges.
Let cookies cool for 5 minutes on the sheet before transferring to a wire wrack to cool completely.
You can add some extra chocolate pieces to place on top of cookies when they come out of oven, they will melt on top of cookies and it looks pretty.
For some added texture, add some roughly chopped walnuts.
If you love chocolate cookies, you’ll love these too!