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A giant double chocolate chip cookie on a plate

One Giant Double Chocolate Chip Cookie

  • Author: Leslie Kiszka
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cookie 1x


This recipe makes one giant soft, chewy, double chocolate chip cookie that tastes like a big brownie – perfect for one or two people. One bowl, no mixer, no chilling required, and ready in 20 minutes!


  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 Tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder (optional)
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with nonstick silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk to combine butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Add egg and vanilla and whisk again to thoroughly combine.
  3. Add flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking soda and salt and stir to combine. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Place dough onto center of prepared baking sheet and lightly press down on the top to flatten it a little.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the top is just set.
  6. Allow to cool and set on baking sheet for 5-10 minutes, then serve and enjoy!


Egg: You can substitute 1 Tablespoon whisked whole egg. In a small bowl, beat an egg with a whisk and then measure out 1 Tablespoon for your cookie dough.

  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: one giant double chocolate chip cookie, single serving cookie, giant cookie, chocolate cookie for one, chocolate cookie for two, small batch cookies

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