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Chocolate Blackout Cookies
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Chocolate Blackout Cookies

Looking for the perfect cookie recipe? These Chocolate Blackout Cookies are a classic and delicious chocolate chocolate chip cookie that's been around since the 1920s. It's always a hit with friends and family alike.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackout cookies
Servings: 24 Cookies
Author: Jill


  • 1 large squeeze bottle


Cookie Ingredients

  • C unsalted butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 - 15 oz chocolate cake mix
  • 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 C mini chocolate chips
  • ½ C heavy whipping cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Using a large bowl, combine the melted butter, eggs, chocolate cake mix, and 1 C chocolate chips
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop some dough and place it onto the cookie sheet
  • Bake in the oven for 9-11 minutes or until the tops look firm
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  • Using a small pot, bring the heavy whipping cream to a simmer
  • Pour 1 C of chocolate chips into a heat-safe bowl.
  • Pour the hot cream over the chocolate chips and let it sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
  • Pour the ganache into a squeeze bottle
  • Place the cookies onto a wire rack over a cookie sheet
  • Squeeze a nice size amount of the ganache onto the top of the cookies and allow it to pour over the cookies
  • Sprinkle a few mini chocolate chips on top of the cookies
  • Allow the ganache to set before enjoying the cookies!