Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

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 Sometimes mistakes lead to delicious discoveries. I blame it all on my son‘s adorable smile and a need to play Hot Wheels right in the same time I was making my first biscotti. He is the most adorable boy ever and I love him to pieces! The way he says “Mommy” just melts my heart! He is known for getting me in trouble. icon smile Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

Can you tell I have mommy goggles on today? icon smile Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

Anyhow, I was shaping the biscotti dough before the first baking and before I knew it – I sliced the raw dough and started placing it on the baking sheet. I realized what was going on when the dough kept sticking to the knife!

Dough sliced, placed on baking sheet – what was there left to do but try and bake it.

To see how to make biscotti, click here!

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 What came out of the oven, totally surprised me. The little slices of cookie dough, baked up beautifully! They were crunchy, yet delicate and absolutely delicious!

I saw my kiddos dip them in their milk and it hit me: I made milk dunkers! Adorable little cookie sticks you can dunk in your milk and enjoy as a treat. Swoon!

Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 38 minutes

Yield: 24 pieces

Little pieces of joy that were born out of a mistake. Dunk them in a tall glass of milk and enjoy!


  1. 1/2 c unsalted butter, softened
  2. 2/3 c packed light brown sugar
  3. 2 tsp baking powder
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  7. 2 c all-purpose flour
  8. 3/4 c chocolate chips


  1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter for 30 second. Add brown sugar and cream until fluffy.
  4. Add baking powder and salt and mix well.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla. Beat well.
  6. Lower the speed of your mixer and add as much flour as you can. Stir the rest in.
  7. Stir in chocolate chips.
  8. Transfer the dough onto the floured surface.
  9. Shape into a log and divide into two portions.
  10. Slice each log into about 12 pieces. The dough will be sticky so you may need to wipe the knife between slices. With floured hands, transfer the slices onto prepared baking sheet.
  11. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown and hard to the touch.
  12. Cool on sheet for 2 minutes, then transfer onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
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Now, if you’ll excuse me – there is a sweet little boy tugging on my apron. icon smile Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

Have a fabulous day!



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46 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers

  1. Those look great! I would never have know they were mistakes. They look like Trader Joes Dunkers :)

    • Yay! I’ve never had TJ dunkers so not sure how to compare! But they are delicious! Thanks, Jackie :)

  2. It’s like biscotti. But not. Cookie dippers, YUM. Great idea Anna!

  3. one of my favorite recipes ever on my website is a mistake recipe! I secretly love it when that happens. These are adorable Anna. I’ll take the whole batch, please…. ;)

  4. I wish I had such lucky “accidents” with my baking. :) These look fun!! Even the big kids in our house (ie.. Hubs and myself) would love them. :)

  5. Gotta love those “mistakes”!! Did you ever get around to redoing the biscotti? :) I think these are way better dunkers than cookies, and they sound delish!

  6. Anna…I love chocolate chip dunkers. Trader Joe’s actually sells them, though your home made version look so much better! Got to love those sweet little interruptions….I hope your son liked them, too! : )

  7. Anna, these milk dunkers look SO delish! I love that they’re still so puffy even after baking. Perfect for dipping in milk or chocolate milk! ;)

  8. I wish my mistakes were as adorable and scrumptious as these Chocolate Chip Milk Dunkers are. What a fun treat for kids and adults alike.

  9. Lol, my mistakes always create horrific results that fill me with angst and anxiety (and kitchen mistakes lead to inedible messes that go in the garbage). If only mine were as delicious as these! I love the idea of milk dunkers – my favourite thing to do as a kid was dip chocolate chip cookies in milk.

  10. Hi Christine ! I am alway looking at your recipes, I used these dunkers for a birthday party! It was a hit! The kiddos loved them. I used M M candy to party up some of them. Thank you !!!

  11. I love it when mistakes turn into something delicious. These are cute too! :)

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