Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Want to know how to make chocolate cookies without chocolate chips?

Mom, can you make us some chocolate chip cookies?” I am often asked after dinner.

And then, I look. I have no chocolate chips in my pantry! What is a mom with begging kids to do?

Whip up these quick and yummy cookies my kids love with only seven ingredients, of course!

These are the perfect after-dinner milk-and-cookie type of treat or the perfect lunch box companion.

Chewy Chocolate Cookies
 
Yields about 2 dozen, depending on size.
Author:
Cuisine: Baking
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks butter (at room temperature)
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, and mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the remaining dry ingredients. Slowly add them into the wet ingredients one cup at a time.
  5. Place tablespoonfuls of dough mixture onto parchment paper or a well-greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until set.
  7. Remove from the oven, let them cool, then dust with the powdered sugar.
 

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About MOMables

Laura Fuentes is the founder of MOMables and a mom to 3 kids. She's the Author of 3 cookbooks, has competed (and won!) on Food Network, is a TODAY Food contributor, has a column on the Huffington Post and creates recipes for numerous print magazines. She also produces recipe videos for the MOMables YouTube Channel.