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Mini chocolate cookies: crispy on the outside, soft on the inside

Mini chocolate cookies: crispy on the outside, soft on the inside

These mini chocolate cookies are the perfect bite-sized treat, combining rich chunks of chocolate with a soft, chewy center and crunchy exterior. Easy to make and delicious to eat, these cookies are ideal for satisfying your sweet tooth and are perfect for sharing. The combination of dark and white chocolate pieces adds a delicious contrast of flavors and textures.

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Why you'll love it: These cookies are incredibly simple to make, but they pack a rich, satisfying chocolate flavor. The blend of dark and white chocolate adds a depth of flavor that is sure to please any chocolate lover. The cookies bake quickly, making them a perfect option for dessert or a last-minute snack.

Perfect occasion: These mini chocolate cookies are ideal for all occasions, from casual snacks to festive gatherings. They're perfect for lunch boxes, teatime treats or as a delicious addition to your party cookie platter. Their small size makes them perfect for portion control while enjoying something sweet.

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Decorating Tips: For a festive touch, sprinkle the cookies with a pinch of sea salt before baking to enhance the chocolate flavor. You can also drizzle melted white or dark chocolate over the cooled cookies for an elegant finish. Serve them with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot coffee for the ultimate treat.

Ingredients:

  • 240 g all-purpose flour (1 cup + ¾ cup)
  • 1 large egg
  • 50 g brown sugar (2 tablespoons)
  • 100 g caster sugar (5 tablespoons)
  • 120 g butter at room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 sachet of vanilla sugar or 5g of vanilla extract
  • 150 g chopped dark chocolate
  • 50g chopped white chocolate (optional; you can use milk chocolate)

Preparation steps:

  1. Preheat oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 180°C (356°F) for at least 20 minutes to ensure it is fully heated.
  2. Mix the dough:
    • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until well combined.
    • Add the egg and vanilla extract (or vanilla sugar) and mix until smooth.
    • Gradually add the flour, baking soda and a pinch of salt, mixing until you have a paste.
    • Add the chopped dark and white chocolate pieces.
  3. Shape the cookies:
    • Transfer the dough to a piping bag or using a spoon, place small portions of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing them apart to allow for spreading.
  4. Cook:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 5 to 6 minutes. The cookies will appear soft but will firm up as they cool.
  5. Cool and serve:
    • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Serve warm with a glass of cold milk.

Enjoy these mini chocolate cookies, perfect for sharing or enjoying yourself!

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