Soft Chocolate Pudding Cookies


Cookies with pudding mix and chocolate chips. This recipe bakes up to be soft and delicious.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
3 dozen cookies


  • ¾ cup shortening (such as Crisco®)

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Combine shortening, sugars, milk, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Beat in eggs. Whip mixture until light and fluffy.

  3. Combine flour, pudding mix, salt, and baking soda in a separate bowl. Pour over the shortening mixture and beat until well blended. Fold in chocolate chips.

  4. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheets, spacing them 3 inches apart.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven, 1 cookie sheet at a time, until edges are set, 11 to 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining cookie sheets. Cool each batch for 5 minutes before moving cookies onto a cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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