Chocolate Cookie Recipes

Chocoholics, listen up. We’ve collected our best chocolate cookie recipes for anyone with a major craving. Find tasty ideas, techniques and more.

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Peppermint Schnapps Hot Cocoa Snowflakes

Mint and chocolate are perfect partners in these cutout cookies! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

Gluten-Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These gluten-free chocolate crinkle cookies are a family favorite. The ground almonds make them even better. —Karen Kelly, Germantown, Maryland


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Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

8 reviews

These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


Giant Buckeye Cookie

12 reviews

I’m from Ohio, and we love our buckeye candy! Buckeyes are a delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate, which...


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Hot Chocolate Cookies

7 reviews

Using hot chocolate mix and marshmallow bits in the cookie dough really makes these cookies taste like hot cocoa. —Lisa...

Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

3 reviews

I made these for an office party cookie contest—not a crumb was left on the platter! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks,...


Hazelnut Dream Cookies

1 review

I sampled these goodies at a Bible study and knew from the first bite that I had to have the...

Buttery Ganache Cookie Cups

1 review

Our family wanted to share our love of ganache-filled cupcakes, so we made them into cookies. Even better: we bake...


Double-Chocolate Linzer Tart Cookies

I am asked to make these for baby showers, bridal showers, church socials, tea parties—you name it. You can use...


Orange Shortbread with Spicy Dark Chocolate

Of all the cookies I've made over the years, shortbread is the one that won't last 24 hours in our...


Cafe Mocha Pinwheels

2 reviews

When my daughter was young, I made these cookies for school bake sales. Preschoolers enjoy rolling up the dough, and...

Christmas Mice Cookies

25 reviews

These whimsical little cuties taste like truffles. Every Christmas, we make sure to have enough for friends and neighbors. —Deborah...


Envelopes of Fudge

3 reviews

Sealed inside a golden crust is a delicious special delivery—a fudgy walnut filling that's almost like a brownie. These cookies...


Cherry Mocha Balls

1 review

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe before my wedding (six children ago!). I've made mocha balls nearly every Christmas since...


Hazelnut Chocolate Cookies

"Chocolate and nuts are enjoyed very much in our household, and these cookies were no exception," says Elisa Lochridge of...


Double Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Biscotti

2 reviews

Biscotti are easier to make than you might think, and they’re delicious with breakfast or as a snack. They store...

Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

16 reviews

Of all the recipes in my repertoire, I knew my Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies would have the best shot of...


Chocolate Lebkuchen

2 reviews

Having lived in Germany, I try to keep my German cooking as authentic as possible. This lovely lebkuchen recipe is...


Caramel Whiskey Cookies

6 reviews

Yogurt replaces part of the butter in this traditional cookie, but you would never know. I get a lot of...


Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Macaroons

These pretty cookies are perfect for the special holiday season and pretty easy to make! —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri


Chocolate Cutout Cookies

10 reviews

I love gingerbread cookies, but my grandchildren don't like the ginger flavor. Now I use chocolate and watch them smile...


Double Chocolate Cranberry Biscotti

1 review

I'm Italian, and this biscotti is a holiday tradition at our house. It's a low calorie treat that is heavenly...


Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

3 reviews

Chocolate is a nice addition to shortbread, as this scrumptious recipe proves. The shortbread cookies are delicious served with a...


Chewy Chocolate Cookies

33 reviews

This cookie recipe—a favorite of our four children—has been in my collection for years. Sometimes I'll substitute mint-flavored chips for...

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Chocolate Meringue Stars

12 reviews

These light, delicate chocolate meringue cookies are always a hit. Their big chocolate flavor makes it difficult to keep the...


Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Cookies

I need to avoid gluten and have tried transforming my favorite recipes to fit my diet. I came up with...


Cappuccino Flats

5 reviews

These coffee-flavored cookies are so delicious they make my own kitchen seen like a gourmet bakery!


Chocolate Gingersnaps

10 reviews

When my daughter, Jennifer, was 15 years old, she created this recipe as a way to combine two of her...


Double Delights

3 reviews

You get the best of both worlds with these chocolate and vanilla cookies. They're an appealing addition to any cookie...


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Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

31 reviews

Who can resist soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting? Mom has made these for...