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Dark Chocolate Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


For a lighter chocolate cookie, use a plain chocolate cake mix and substitute milk chocolate chips for the semisweet chips.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Yield: 36 cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pkg. two-layer devil's food cake mix
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In medium bowl, beat together butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add egg and melted chocolate and beat until smooth. Add cake mix and beat until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips.

Roll dough into 1" balls and place 3" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using glass dipped in sugar, press down on each ball to flatten. Bake at 375 degrees F for 7-9 minutes until edges of cookies are set. Cool for 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheets to wire racks; cool completely.

Melt chocolate chips in microwave (2 minutes on 50% power) and drizzle over cooled cookies.

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 3 out of 5
Good, Simple Recipe, Guest Julie

I followed this recipe exactly, except I didn't finish reading it through and didn't flatten the cookies. The result was little 1 inch cookie balls -- but they are still good. Overall, the recipe is good for a quick desert. I prefer a more homemade chocolate cookie than one using a cake mix.

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