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Indulgent Bake Shop Chocolate Chunk Cookies


37 minutes
Skill Level
66 Cookies

Try this easy HERSHEY’S chocolate chunk cookie recipe to create a cookie so delicious you may be tempted not to share. Break up pieces of HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Bars to make perfect, mouth-watering chunks.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes


  • 2
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Bars (4.25 oz. each)
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softned
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped nuts (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Cut chocolate into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.


Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla in medium mixer bowl until thoroughly blended. Add egg, beating thoroughly.


Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually beat into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate pieces and nuts, if desired. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.


Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until toasty brown. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.

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