Baking with SunSpire: Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 16, 2018

Hello foodies and bakers!


SunSpire Chocolate is having a baking challenge, via social media, with their fellow followers and bakers. Bake cookies using their delicious chocolate and tag 'em on my social accounts. What chocolate cookie lover will decline this super sweet challenge?


First off, "The SunSpire® story began in 1979 when a fourth-generation chocolatier, committed to simple ingredients, set out to create a line of chocolate products that used no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or additives. Drawing on her family's time-honored chocolate making traditions, she soon blazed a new trail within the chocolate category, expertly combining premium ingredients to establish exceptional taste and quality standards that remain unmatched to this day." Click here for more info on their chocolate and story.


Simply put, you get USDA Organic chocolate that also uses 99% Fair Trade certified ingredients. You can feel good by purchasing SunSpire chocolate when baking something delicious and chocolate-y. 



SunSpire Double Chocolate Cookies:

Yields: 24 small cookies

Oven: 350 degrees F

Time: 14 minutes

Equipment needed: Standing kitchen mixer with the paddle attachment, mixing bowls, measuring cups/spoons, cookie scoop, spatula, parchment lined cookie trays



Ingredients needed:

  • 10 tablespoons butter, cubed and soften

  • 2/3 cup white sugar

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup all purpose flour, sifted

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted

  • 2 cups SunSpire dark chocolate chips


  • In standing kitchen mixer, with the paddle attachment:

    • Cream 10 tablespoons soften butter

    • 2/3 cup white sugar

    • 3/4 cup brown sugar

    • Until light and fluffy, approx. 10 minutes on medium speed

  • Whisk in a bowl:

    • 1 egg

    • Add slowly to butter-sugar mixture

  • Sift together in a bowl:

    • 1 cup all purpose flour

    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

    • 3/4 teaspoon salt

    • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

    • Add to butter-sugar-egg mixture

    • Add 2 cups SunSpire chocolate chips

  • Mix on low speed until uniform and combined. 

  • Scoop cookie dough onto parchment lined cookie trays

  • Bake for 14 minutes

  • Cool. Eat. Be happy

Happy baking,










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