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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 36 cookies 1x


If you’re a chocolate lover, you are going to love this easy double chocolate chip cookies recipe. It makes the perfectly soft and chewy cookies, and since they’re made with no butter, they’re easily made dairy free and vegan.



  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips*


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and line a baking sheet *affiliate link with parchment paper *affiliate link.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer *affiliate link, cream the shortening and the sugars until light and fluffy – about 2 minutes.
  4. Add eggs (or flax egg), vanilla and cocoa powder. Continue beating until combined.
  5. Add flour mixture, about 1/2 cup at a time, scrapping sides with a rubber spatula *affiliate link, as needed.
  6. Using a cookie scoop *affiliate link, drop 2-tablespoon sized balls of dough a few inches apart on the lined baking sheet *affiliate link.
  7. Bake for 10 – 11 minutes. Remove cookies and allow them to cool on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.


* Be sure to use dairy free chocolate chips

Keywords: cookies, dairy free, chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, double chocolate cookies