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Chewy chocolate snickerdoodles

A chocolate version of the classic Snickerdoodle cookie. Thick, chewy and filled with chocolate!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate snickerdoodles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 98 kcal
Author Anna


!for the cookie dough:

  • 1 and 3/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 2 oz . unsweetened chocolate chopped
  • 1 large egg

!for the sugar mixture to roll cookie dough in:

  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • sea salt optional


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, soda, baking powder and salt). Set aside.
  2. Melt chocolate over a double boiler. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter for 30 seconds until creamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy (3 to 5 minutes).
  4. Add egg and mix well.
  5. Add melted and cooled chocolate and mix well. Scrape the sides of the bowl if needed.
  6. Add the dry ingredients and mix on low just until incorporated.
  7. Mix all of the ingredients for the sugar mixture in a flat plate.
  8. Scoop the cookie dough using 1,5 Tbsp size scoop, roll in balls and roll in sugar mixture. Place on a plate, cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, preferably overnight.
  9. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  10. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  11. Place cookie dough balls on baking sheets, leaving at least 2 inches of space between them.
  12. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes. No longer than 10 minutes.
  13. Let cookies cool completely on sheets. They will look wet and underdone in the creases. They will finish baking while cooling.
  14. Store in air-tight container for up to 5 days.
Nutrition Facts
Chewy chocolate snickerdoodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 56mg2%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.