'Black and White' Cookies

A chewy chocolate chip cookie with dark chocolate and white chocolate chunks.

Adapted from Maida Heatter's Cookies.

'Black and White' Cookies

About This Recipe

Yield:about 3 dozen cookies
Active time:20 minutes
Total time:1 hour 40 minutes
This recipe appears in: Cookie Monster: 'Black and White' Cookies


  • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 4 ounces white chocolate, roughly chopped


  1. 1

    In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about four minutes.

  2. 2

    Add salt and vanilla and beat one minute. Add egg and beat until combined.

  3. 3

    Add half the flour and beat to combined. Scrape down sides of bowl with a spatula, add remaining flour, and beat until just incorporated. Use the spatula to fold in the dark and white chocolate chunks.

  4. 4

    Wrap dough in plastic wrap and let chill in refrigerator for one hour.

  5. 5

    Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  6. 6

    Drop dough onto prepared baking sheets, using about one heaping tablespoon per cookie. Bake until cookies are brown at the edges and dry on top, about 14 minutes.


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