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4.67 from 3 votes

Ultimate Soft Chocolate Drop Cookies

Soft, chocolate cocoa drop cookies stuffed with chocolate chips and frosted with a yummy, creamy mocha chocolate frosting that'll just melt in your mouth.
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 3/4 cups + 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips

Frosting

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup hot strong brewed coffee or milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon maple syrup or vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla.
  • Beat in chocolate until blended.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt and slowly add to wet mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop by large tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees or until set.
  • Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Frosting

  • In a large bowl, beat the frosting ingredients until smooth.
  • Frost cookies and let set out until frosting has firmed up.
  • Place in sealed plastic container.