Melting chocolate cookies
Melting chocolate cookies

Melting chocolate cookies

These Melting Chocolate Chip Cookies have a soft centre and a crisp edge, which makes a perfect and irresistible balance of textures. With chunks of chocolate added to the dough, they are extra indulgent and will please everyone in the family.




10 mins


12 mins


  • 325g dark chocolate (roughly chopped)
  • 125g salted butter (softened)
  • 150g Tate & Lyle Light Soft Brown Sugar 
  • 1 egg
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4tbsp cocoa powder (sifted)


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3 and grease and line a baking sheet or two.
  2. Melt half the chocolate in a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water. Remove from the heat and leave to cool a little.
  3. Whisk the butter and Tate & lyle Light Soft Brown Sugar together until fluffy, then whisk in the egg, followed by the melted chocolate.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder, then whisk these dry ingredients into the chocolate mixture.
  5. Add the remaining chopped chocolate and roll into 16 balls with your hands.
  6. Place on the prepared baking sheets making sure you allow plenty of room for them to spread. Flatten the tops of the cookies with the back of a wooden spoon.
  7. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes and let cool before serving with a cold glass of milk.


These cookies go great with a cold glass of milk or warm Hot Chocolate; check out our recipe here!