Triple Chocolate Cookies

by aimee @ shugarysweets on September 16, 2013

Chewy Chocolate Cookies filled with Chocolate Chips and Cocoa Nibs. The ultimate chocolate experience!

Triple Chocolate Cookies with Cocoa Nibs. Chewy, fudgy and perfect for your next chocolate craving!

Before I start talking about cookies, I wanted to take a quick minute to share something a little “personal” here on the blog. I never know how much you all care to hear, but I also know many of you who read my blog know me and my family in real life too!

My dad has been on the lung transplant list for 20 months now and last week he finally had his surgery! With a quick middle of the night drive to Chicago, I was able to be there when he got out of surgery. He is doing as good as can be expected, if not better! He is a trooper, a fighter, and now a survivor! If I’ve seemed a bit “absent” on the blog lately, in responding to comments and email, please know it’s not intentional. With anything, it’s moments like these that remind us how blessed we are and what’s important! Thanks everyone for your prayers and your patience! And, thank you to all my fellow blogging friends for helping out in so many behind the scenes ways (you know who you are)!

So, with that, can we talk about cookies for a minute? Triple chocolate cookies? Seriously, when crisis hits I am one of those people who loves comfort food. And what’s better than chocolate cookies while sitting in a hospital waiting room?

Triple Chocolate Cookies with Cocoa Nibs. Chewy, fudgy and perfect for your next chocolate craving!

These cookies are not only chewy and chocolaty, but they also have a little crunch thanks to the TCHO Cacoa Nibs! My kids had mixed reviews on the crunchy part, but I absolutely loved the Nibs! Then again, I love nuts in my cookies, so the crunch of a roasted Cocoa Nib was delightful.

If you don’t have any Nibs on hand, throw in some extra chocolate chips (or nuts). You can’t go wrong!

Thanks to TCHO for giving me the opportunity to try out their Cocoa Powder as well. I love using organic products when possible, but sometimes when it comes to baking products and especially chocolate I never get the texture or results I desire. NO PROBLEMS with TCHO! The cookies turned out chewy and moist, just how I would have expected.

Enjoy the cookies, and thank you again for all the love and support! My dad is an awesome person, I wish you could all meet him!

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Yield: 3-4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 12oz milk chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup cocoa nibs

Instructions

  1. Beat butter with sugars in a large mixing bowl until smooth and creamy. Add vanilla, salt and eggs. Beat in flour, cocoa powder and baking powder. Fol in chocolate morsels and cocoa nibs.
  2. Drop cookies by large tablespoon (I use a 2Tbsp cookie scoop) onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 8-10 minutes. Remove and cool on pan for 3 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Store cookies in a airtight container for up to one week.

Notes

**If you can't find cocoa nibs, feel free to add in more chocolate morsels or 1/2 cup chopped nuts. ENJOY.

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**TCHO provided me some products to try and review. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own!

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Christina @ The Pastry Posts September 16, 2013 at 9:18 pm

These look delicious! How can you go wrong with triple chocolate and TCHO? In my book, you can’t! Also, so great to hear your dad got his transplant and is recovering well. Good thoughts going your family’s way!

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aimee @ shugarysweets September 17, 2013 at 7:23 am

Thank you for the good thoughts!!
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Jocelyn @BruCrew Life September 16, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I am so glad to hear your dad is doing better than expected. Chocolate cookies are the perfect comfort food in times like these! Sending you lots of hugs!!!!
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aimee @ shugarysweets September 17, 2013 at 7:24 am

Thanks girl, you really are a great friend!!
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Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust September 16, 2013 at 9:34 pm

I’m so glad your dad is doing well Aimee! That’s such great news. And I want to try nibs – never had them!
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aimee @ shugarysweets September 17, 2013 at 7:24 am

You’re just a hop away from TCHO in SF. You may want to give them a try :)
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Averie @ Averie Cooks September 16, 2013 at 9:56 pm

Wonderful news about your dad!!! That’s so awesome! Beautiful cookies, too!
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aimee @ shugarysweets September 17, 2013 at 7:25 am

Thank you Averie!
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Stephanie @ PlainChicken September 16, 2013 at 10:33 pm

the cookies looks delicious! I’ve never tried cocoa nibs – can’t wait to try them!
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Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig September 16, 2013 at 10:33 pm

What amazing news about your Dad, I hope he continues to do well, keep us updated. Sounds like a great cookie, I have yet to use nibs but I will put this this brand on my lisT!
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Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet September 16, 2013 at 10:36 pm

I saw you had said something about coming back from the hospital on Instagram! Thanks for sharing now I know how to pray!! Cookies look delicious!
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Des September 17, 2013 at 3:07 am

Such great news about your dad! Sending speedy recovery vibes his way! And triple chocolate cookies?! Seriously I don’t think it gets much better.
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Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Life September 17, 2013 at 7:35 am

So glad your dad got his transplant … what a relief I’m sure! These cookies definitely define comfort food, but I like the twist of the cocoa nibs! I’ve never tried them, but they sure look GOOD.
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Cookin Canuck September 17, 2013 at 8:36 am

How wonderful that your dad got his transplant after waiting for so long! I hope he has a quick recovery.

These cookies are re-starting my chocolate craving (okay, it never really goes away).
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Liz September 17, 2013 at 8:51 am

That’s great news about your dad! Hope he continues with his great recovery. The cookies look amazing too! :)
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Eva @ Eva Bakes September 17, 2013 at 9:45 am

Anything titled “triple chocolate” is an automatic winner in my book. I also happen to have a bunch of cacao nibs that I need to use up in my pantry, so I might be making these soon!
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Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction September 17, 2013 at 10:41 am

So glad that your dad got a transplant and seems to be doing well!!
Loving all of the chocolate you packed into these cookies. . .perfect comfort food!
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Kayle (The Cooking Actress) September 17, 2013 at 11:22 am

Aw! My thoughts and prayers are with your dad-it’s good that he seems to be on the mend now!

These cookies look so incredible and I’m sure super comforting!
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Deborah September 17, 2013 at 12:26 pm

I’m so happy to hear that your dad is doing well – that has got to feel great! And these cookies – can I have a dozen??
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Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats September 17, 2013 at 12:29 pm

What wonderful news for you family!!! I’m sure your Dad won’t mind if you make a few of these cookies for a get well package. They look amazing!
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Lauren at Keep It Sweet September 17, 2013 at 1:28 pm

I am so happy to hear your dad is going well! It is wonderful that you are able to be with him through all of this. Thinking of you and your family!
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Marcie@Flavorthemoments September 17, 2013 at 2:28 pm

I’m so glad to hear your father is doing well, and I hope he continues to do so! As for these cookies, I’m going to try those cocoa nibs in cookies, because I seriously love those things. These look incredible!
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Angelyn @ Everyday Desserts September 17, 2013 at 5:27 pm

I LOVE chocolate, so triple chocolate anything is a-okay in my book! These look fabulous!!

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Kiran @ KiranTarun.com September 17, 2013 at 9:39 pm

So glad your dad is recovering well after the transplant. Sending more positive thoughts and prayers his way :)
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Abbie September 18, 2013 at 8:58 am

I love cacao nibs! I eat them by the handful. Their bitter chocolate taste is just so addictive!
These cookies really do look like the ultimate chocolate experience! Pinned.
I’m so glad to hear that your dad is doing well. God Bless you all.
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Karly September 18, 2013 at 10:23 am

I’m so happy for your dad and your family, Aimee! That’s such wonderful news that he got the transplant!! Hope he’s doing well and recovering nicely!
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Maria G. September 18, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Chocolate cookies with chocolate crumbs are my favorite! Today I was baking them according to your recipe and I should say that they were so tasty that my kids have eaten them at once! I`ve been baking them for the first time and I think that I have managed!
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Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking September 18, 2013 at 6:41 pm

So glad your Dad is recovering well, Aimee! What wonderful news!
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Ginger September 19, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Such good news about your dad! Hope his recovery is going well! :)
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Liz Fourez September 20, 2013 at 9:01 am

That’s wonderful, Aimee! I’ve been praying for you all! So glad to hear your Dad is doing well!
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Mackenzie @ Cheerios and Lattes September 21, 2013 at 12:35 pm

These sound delicious Aimee! Glad to hear your Dad is doing better! Have a great weekend at Duncan Hines! :)
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Erin | The Emerging Foodie September 22, 2013 at 11:56 am

Aimee, these look delicious! You can’t go wrong with triple chocolate anything. That’s so awesome about your dad and that you were able to be there! Hopefully you had a refreshing weekend with some sweet stars. :)
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Kristen Duke September 22, 2013 at 2:19 pm

I’m so glad to hear your dad is doing well! These cookies sound delicious! You can’t go wrong with TRIPLE chocolate.
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Jess @ On Sugar Mountain September 23, 2013 at 10:38 am

These chocolate cookies are like a gift from the heavens lol. Triple chocolate is EXACTLY how much chocolate I need/expect in my baked goods. Also, so glad to hear your dad is doing well! Sending lots of positive energy and love your way. :)

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kristi@ishouldbemoppingthefloor September 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm

So glad that your dad is doing so well…that’s awesome! And these look delicious!

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KayleneP @ The Links Site September 27, 2013 at 2:41 am

These cookies look delicious, I plan to give them a try with the chopped nuts added!
I hope your dad is still doing well.

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