Salted Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream come true! A decadent chocolate cookie base is loaded full of chocolate chunks that melt and puddle perfectly. Sprinkle the tops with a little bit of flaky sea salt and try to exhibit some self control. But let me tell ya, it’s hard! Salted Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies are just the dessert or sweet treat that you need.
Cookies are a quick and delicious way to deliver up a plate of happiness. In a funk? Cookies. Need a sweet treat? Cookies. Dessert for a crowd? Cookies. I’m pretty sure that cookies fit into most life situations! Has there ever been a time that a cookie didn’t help? Never. And these Salted Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies fit right in! If you are a chocoholic, like me, you begin to drool just looking at these cookies. Chocolate on chocolate on more chocolate. My heart is singing.
When you think of February, you think of Valentine’s Day and…CHOCOLATE. Gimme allll the chocolate! If you haven’t noticed yet, I love chocolate and I don’t care who knows it! To me, a dessert really isn’t a dessert unless it has chocolate in it. Anyone with me?! If you’re looking for more chocolate inspiration, make sure to check out my Chocolate Goodies Dessert Page! Hint: its LOADED with chocolate recipes!
Making the cookies:
When making these Salted Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies, it is SO worth it to chop up your own chocolate! My go-to is always Ghiradelli baking bar (not sponsored, just love) and it just puts the cookies over the top! I actually always try to make sure that I have a few of these chocolate baking bars on hand, because you never know when you’re going to need to make some cookies! They are also used in my Dang Good Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies – basically the sister to these Salted Double Chocoalte Chunk Cookies! You put half of the chopped chocolate directly into the batter and then the rest is used for topping the cookies halfway through the cooking process. The result is the decadent chocolate puddles on top of the cookies that you can just get lost in.
Putting salt directly on top of cookies may seem weird and against everything you’re tastebuds have been taught, but it is SO worth it! Using a flaky sea salt, such as these Maldon Sea Salt Flakes, is vitally important – you don’t want to just sprinkle the cookies with regular table salt! That would result in an overly salted cookie – like “in your face” salted cookie. No bueno. Using a flaky sea salt gives a much more mild and subtle salt flavor to perfectly accent the chocolate. It actually makes the chocolate taste more chocolatey! Isn’t that weird? SO good!
Salted Double Chocoalte Chunk Cookies are perfect for this time of the year! Galentine’s Day or Valentine’s Day, these cookies are just the dessert that you need! But, let’s be honest, you can make these any time of the year and for any occassion!
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