Indulge in Decadence with Death by Chocolate Cookies

Welcome, fellow bakers! Today, I’m thrilled to share with you my latest creation: One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe. Trust me when I say that these cookies are not for the faint of heart. They are rich, decadent and crafted for those who desire a chocolate overload.

But let me tell you, these cookies are worth every bite. Chewy with a perfect balance between sweetness and bitterness, the One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies will transport your taste buds on an unforgettable journey. The best part? The recipe can all be made in just one bowl, so cleanup is minimal.

Whether you’re a longtime baker or someone who’s just starting to get into baking, this recipe is easy to follow and will yield fantastic results. Be sure to read on for tips and recommendations on how to make these cookies perfectly every time. So get ready to be whisked away into a world of chocolate bliss as we venture together into making the One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies
One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies

Are you a true chocolate lover? Well, you’re in for a treat with my One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe. This recipe will have you reaching for a glass of cold milk quicker than you can say “cookie monster.”

What sets these cookies apart from the rest is their rich, decadent death chocolate flavor. These cookies are packed with semi-sweet baking chocolate and cocoa powder, making each bite an explosion of indulgence in your mouth.

But what really makes these cookies special is how easy they are to make – all in one bowl! No need to dirty multiple mixing bowls, this recipe saves you time and effort without skimping on taste.

And let’s not forget about the texture. The outside is firm and slightly crispy while the inside is soft and gooey, making these cookies truly irresistible.

Whether you’re looking to impress guests at a party or just treating yourself after a long day, everyone will love these One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies. So go ahead, take a bite and experience pure chocolate bliss.

Ingredient List

 Introducing the ultimate chocolate indulgence!
Introducing the ultimate chocolate indulgence!

Before making these decadent Death by Chocolate Cookies, it is important to have all of the necessary ingredients. Here is a list of what you will need to create these melt-in-your-mouth treats:


  • 1 and 3/4 cups (210g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup (65g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks or 230g) unsalted butter/margarine, at room temperature
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50g) packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 16 ounces (450g) semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided into pieces
  • 1 cup (170g) semisweet chocolate chips

Most of these ingredients are likely ones you already have in your pantry! Preparing the ingredients beforehand can make baking a smooth process. So, gather them up and let’s make some cookies!

The Recipe How-To

 Get ready to fall in love with your taste buds all over again.
Get ready to fall in love with your taste buds all over again.

Get ready to bake!

Now that the ingredients are ready, it’s time to start baking. Make sure you preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) before starting.

Mix the dry ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup (120 grams) of all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup (40 grams) of unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon of baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt until well combined. Set aside.

Melt the chocolate

Melt 8 ounces (226 grams) of semisweet chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water, stirring occasionally until smooth. Remove from heat.

Mix in the butter and sugars

In a separate large bowl or stand mixer, beat together 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113 grams) of unsalted butter, cut into cubes, and 3/4 cup (150 grams) each of packed brown and granulated sugars on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Add eggs and vanilla

Add 2 eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Then add in 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of vanilla extract and whisk until smooth.

Combine wet and dry ingredients

Gradually stir in the melted chocolate to the sugar mixture until well combined. Then slowly mix in the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop out dough using an ice cream scoop or tablespoon onto sheets, spacing about 3 inches (8 cm) apart. Flatten slightly with palm of hand then top each cookie with additional pieces of chopped chocolate if desired.

Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until cookies are set around edges but still soft in center. Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Now that you have mastered this delicious one-bowl death by chocolate cookies recipe, your taste buds will be craving more! Enjoy your cookies with a tall glass of milk or hot cocoa for absolute satisfaction.

Substitutions and Variations

 These cookies are so chocolatey, you won't be able to resist.
These cookies are so chocolatey, you won’t be able to resist.

When it comes to baking, there’s always room for experimentation. If you’re feeling adventurous, try switching up some of the ingredients in this One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe to create a unique twist on a classic.

For starters, if you’re running low on butter or are looking for a dairy-free option, margarine can be an excellent substitute. While the flavor profile may differ slightly from the original recipe, margarine can still yield delicious results.

If you prefer a deeper, richer chocolate flavor in your cookies, consider swapping out some of the semi-sweet baking chocolate with bakers chocolate. Alternatively, cocoa powder can also be added to intensify the chocolatey goodness.

If you’re looking to cut down on sugar and calories, replacing some of the brown sugar with a natural alternative like honey or maple syrup can do the trick. You can also experiment with using sugar substitutes like stevia or Splenda.

For a fun twist on presentation, try melting white chocolate and drizzling it on top of your baked cookies. This will add both visual interest and flavor contrast to your delicious treats.

Lastly, if you’re in need of some new recipes ideas, consider transforming your One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies into other desserts altogether. This recipe can serve as a base for other chocolate dessert recipes like Chocolate Pudding Cookies or Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies. Follow celebrity chef Michael Symon by trying out his mouthwatering Chocolate Bliss Cookies or combine this recipe with others (like Trifles) and create something unexpected and divine like a Chocolate Cake with Death by Chocolate Cookie Layers.

Remember that these variations, while fun to try out, may result in slight changes to the texture, color or taste of the cookies. But that’s all part of the fun when it comes to baking! So grab those ingredients and get experimenting – who knows what scrumptious surprises await?

Serving and Pairing

 Brace yourself for a bite of heaven.
Brace yourself for a bite of heaven.

Once your one bowl death by chocolate cookies are ready, the aroma of these decadent treats will fill your entire kitchen. These cookies are perfect for dessert, snack time or any time you’re craving for something sweet and indulgent.

To take things to the next level, consider pairing these cookies with a few scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream, or even some freshly whipped cream. The combination of these warm and gooey chocolate cookies with cold and creamy ice cream is pure bliss.

If you’re hosting a party, consider serving these cookies alongside other delicious baked goods such as brownies, cupcakes or cake truffles. You could even get creative and serve them alongside a chocolate trifle recipe for a truly indulgent experience.

If you prefer savory dishes over sweet ones, then try pairing these cookies with a strong cup of coffee or tea. The bitter taste of coffee perfectly complements the sweetness of the cookies, while the warmth of tea provides a comforting contrast to their rich flavor.

The best part about these one bowl death by chocolate cookies is that they’re versatile enough to be enjoyed on their own or paired with your favorite flavors. Whether you have them as dessert or midday snack, these cookies will undoubtedly satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 These cookies are an explosion of chocolate in every bite.
These cookies are an explosion of chocolate in every bite.

Picture this: It’s a beautiful sunny day, and the smell of warm chocolate laced with cocoa powder fills your kitchen – you know it’s time to pull those One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies out of the oven. But what do you do with the leftover cookies? Well, here are some tips on how to make the most out of these death chocolate cookies.

First and foremost, these cookies are perfect for making ahead. The dough can be prepared up to two days in advance and refrigerated until ready to bake. Preparing the dough ahead of time is a great option when you need to be efficient with your time or if you have an unexpected guest coming over.

When it comes to storing the baked cookies, the best way to keep them fresh is by placing them in an airtight container at room temperature. This will ensure that they maintain their soft-crisp texture for up to five days. Alternatively, if you want to keep them for longer (which I doubt), you can freeze them for up to three months. However, before freezing, be sure to wrap them individually in plastic wrap and then place them in airtight containers for ultimate preservation.

Reheating the cookies is also an option if you prefer them warm and gooey. Simply preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place your cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper into the oven for 2-3 minutes. Be sure not heating for too long as over-baked death chocolate cookies are not tasty. However, do note that reheating will cause these cookies to lose the crispness in their texture, which makes them unique.

In conclusion, these One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies are versatile treats that offer optimal satisfaction whether fresh-baked or stored away for later enjoyment. With proper storage & reheating instructions noted above, you’ll never experience stale or tough cookies again!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Feel the chocolatey goodness melt in your mouth.
Feel the chocolatey goodness melt in your mouth.

Are you looking to impress your friends and family with the best One Bowl Death by Chocolate cookies? As a baker, I know firsthand that the perfect combination of ingredients and techniques is essential for baking success. Here are some tips to ensure you achieve perfect results every time you make this chocolate paradise:

1. Use high-quality ingredients

Remember that the taste of your cookies depends heavily on the quality of the ingredients you choose. Make sure you use fresh brown sugar, flour, and cocoa powder, and look for premium chocolate chips or baking chocolate. Don’t be tempted to skimp on ingredients; it’s always better to pay a little more for quality.

2. Follow the recipe carefully

Following every detail of the recipe is crucial to achieving perfect results. We recommend using measuring cups and spoons instead of eyeballing the amounts, as even a small variation in measurement could affect the final product’s texture and flavor.

3. Chill your dough

When preparing a batch of One Bowl Death by Chocolate cookies, resist the temptation to bake them right away. Instead, chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least half an hour before spooning it onto a baking sheet. This process allows the dough to firm up slightly, which will result in a chewier cookie with a slightly crisp exterior.

4. Choose the right baking sheet

Believe it or not, choosing the right baking sheet can influence your cookies’ texture and how they bake. Avoid using dark-colored sheets because they absorb more heat, causing your cookies’ bottoms to overbrown, which affects their flavor.

5. Avoid overbaking

When it comes to Death by Chocolate Cookies recipe (or any chocolate cookie recipe), timing is everything! To achieve that soft and chewy center surrounded with delicious melted chocolate bits — Bake them just until they set around 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

6. Enjoy!

Once done with baking, indulge in your own homemade One Bowl Death by Chocolate cookies! You can serve with milk or pair them up with chocolate trifle recipe , white chocolate pudding cookies, Michael Symon’s Double Chocolate Chunk or any other dessert drinks — whatever floats your boat! Just don’t forget that these small indulgences should bring joy during those times when we all need a bit of comfort! Feel free to experiment by adding some raspberry jam or nuts in your next batch; it will be amazing!

By following these tips, your One Bowl Death by Chocolate cookies are sure to be hit every time you share them with others! It’s like spreading chocolate bliss everywhere you go!

Bottom Line

As a avid baker myself, I am confident that the One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe will quickly become a staple in your dessert arsenal. With its decadent cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips, this cookie offers a rich, velvety texture that any chocolate lover will appreciate.

No longer do you have to spend hours in the kitchen and use countless bowls for a delicious chocolate cookie. The one bowl trick makes the process simple and straightforward, while still delivering the same great taste.

Plus, with our tips on substitutions and variations, you can customize these cookies to fit any dietary needs or preferences. And serving them alongside coffee or other decadent desserts will take your taste buds and those of everyone around to new heights.

So go ahead, try out our One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe today! You’ll thank yourself for it later, I promise – after all, who can resist absolute chocolate bliss?

One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies

One Bowl Death by Chocolate Cookies Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: < 30 Mins, Cookie and Brownie, Dessert, Drop Cookies, Easy, For Large Groups, Kid-Friendly, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 1 dozen
Calories: 199.4kcal


  • 16 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, divided (2 packages)
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups chopped nuts (optional)


  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Coarsely chop 8 squares of chocolate; set aside.
  • Microwave remaining 8 squares in a large microwavable bowl on high 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir chocolate until smooth.
  • Stir sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and baking powder.
  • Stir in reserved chopped chocolate and nuts.
  • Drop by 1/4 c fuls onto cookie sheet.
  • Bake 12-13 minutes or until cookies are puffed and feel set to the touch.
  • Cool on cookie sheet 1 minutes.
  • Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.

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Serving: 62g | Calories: 199.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.6g | Protein: 2.1g | Fat: 10.7g | Saturated Fat: 6.3g | Cholesterol: 30.3mg | Sodium: 37.4mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 22.6g

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