Double Chocolate & Walnut Cookies

Hello, fellow cookie fans! I’ve been baking variations of chocolate chip cookies for the most part, but suddenly felt like I needed a change. I need a little chocolate double dose. A beautiful balance of thick, chewy cookie with oodles of chocolate and some crunchy bits πŸ™‚

And voila!

These cookies are super easy to make and extremely easy to gorge on as well! So pace yourself πŸ™‚

There is cocoa in the dough so that there is a dark chocolate flavour in each bite, interspersed with generous amounts of walnuts and chocolate chips for fun and extra flavour 😍

The batter is thick and a little sticky, so it can be fiddly to work with and shape. Do the best you can, but don’t fuss about it too much. Just try to keep the sizes and shapes similar across cookies so that they bake evenly.

Be generous with those flecks of sea salt, they really elevate the cookie. Dark, sweet, salty, chewy and altogether delicious! What more does one want from a cookie? πŸ™‚

You can have these cookies as is or along with your tea/coffee. They aren’t too sweet but are enough to make you a wee bit happier than you were πŸ™‚

So who is ready to get baking and devour these little parcels of goodness? πŸ™‚

Double Chocolate & Walnut Cookies

  • Servings: 12-15 cookies
  • Difficulty: Easy
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2/3 cup (80g) all purpose flour

1/3 cup (25g) cocoa powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/3 tsp baking soda

1 egg – room temperature

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

85g butter – room temperature

3/4 cup (90g) brown sugar

1/2 cup walnuts – chopped roughly

1/2 cup chocolate chips

Sea salt for sprinkling


  1. Pre heat the oven to 180C and line a baking tray
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar for 2-3 minutes till light and fluffy
  3. Whisk in the egg and vanilla till well combined
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture into the wet batter in batches, mixing each time till just combined
  6. Toss in the walnuts and chocolate chips and fold till just combined
  7. Make 1.5-2 inch balls of dough and place 2 inches apart on the baking tray (might need to make this in batches depending on oven size)
  8. Sprinkle some sea salt flakes over each ball of batter
  9. Bake at 180C for 12-15 minutes till the sides are slightly crispy, the top is shiny and slightly soft
  10. Take out the cookies and let them cool to room temperature. Begin the binge!

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