The addition of sea salt takes these big, soft, chocolaty, fudgy cookies to another level. Chocolate lovers will find these cookies irresistible.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 cookies
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.

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  • Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon sea salt in a bowl.

  • Place butter in a saucepan over low heat and cook until melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Add chocolate chips and stir until completely melted. Remove from the heat.

  • Combine brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Pour a small amount of the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and stir until well combined. Slowly add remaining chocolate mixture, stirring constantly so the eggs don't curdle. Fold in the flour mixture until just combined. Do not overmix.

  • Drop 6 large scoops of batter about 2 inches apart onto each of the prepared baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cookies have spread and flattened to a diameter of 4 1/2 inches or larger, and the tops are crinkled and puffed, 12 to 14 minutes. Immediately sprinkle with sea salt.

  • Place baking sheets on a wire rack and cool for 18 to 20 minutes. Remove cookies with a spatula onto serving platter.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 32g; fat 12g; cholesterol 51.3mg; sodium 624.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (15)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/03/2020
OMG!! These cookies are phenomenal! I made them per recipe instructions and didn't vary anything. They are amazing and so easy to make. Be sure and don't over bake them or they loose that special fudgyness. My husband and sons love these cookies! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/27/2020
Meh. I tried a variety of ways to do this - adding the salt before baking, adding the salt after baking, and adding no salt. They were okay, nothing special. I won't be making them again. Read More
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/03/2020
OMG!! These cookies are phenomenal! I made them per recipe instructions and didn't vary anything. They are amazing and so easy to make. Be sure and don't over bake them or they loose that special fudgyness. My husband and sons love these cookies! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2020
My daughter, my husband and myself loved these cookies. The recipe was easy to follow. If you are chocolate lover these are great and the sea salt just adds even more flavor. by Dee Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/11/2020
Loved this recipe. Super easy and delicious when you've got the munchies. Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/26/2020
Meh. I tried a variety of ways to do this - adding the salt before baking, adding the salt after baking, and adding no salt. They were okay, nothing special. I won't be making them again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2020
Addictive! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2020
Yummy!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2020
I stuck to the recipe, but the salt on top added too strong of a flavor so I brushed it off and the cookies were perfect. Overall this is a delicious recipe that everyone in the family will enjoy. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/20/2020
these were delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/15/2021
These were addictive. I could not stop eating them. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Read More
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