Double chocolate sea salt cookies baked on a silpat baking sheet with one cookie broke in half

Sea Salt Double Chocolate Cookies

  • Author: Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Yield: 32 Cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Sea Salt Double Chocolate Cookies made with rich milk chocolate freshly chopped and fleur de sel  make a decadent cookie you will not resist. 



  • 1 Cup of Unsalted Butter (2 Sticks), at room temp.
  • 3/4 Cup of Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs, at room temp.
  • 1 tbsp Real Vanilla Extract
  • 1 2/3 cup AP Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Milk Powder
  • 1 cup Chopped Milk Chocolate or Chips
  • 1/2 cup Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Fleur De Sel Sea Salt for Sprinkling


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Beat until light and fluffy and the color has lightened. About 3-5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cornstarch and milk powder.
  3. When the butter/sugar mixture has lightened add the eggs one at a time beating on medium speed. Add vanilla and beat mixture for another 2 minutes.
  4. Slowly add the dry mixture and as the dry mixture is half mixed in add the chocolate.
  5. Using a medium (2 T) cookie scoop, scoop the batter into balls on a parchment lined baking sheet or plastic container. Once you have scooped the cookies sprinkle sea salt on top and lightly press into the dough. Chill the cookies for at least 2 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 350F and place cookies on a Silpat lined baking sheet. Bake for 9-12 minutes. Sprinkle more sea salt on top if desired.

Keywords: sweet and salty cookies, chilled chocolate cookie dough, chocolate sea salt recipes

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