Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies

14 Mar 2016

Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are made with instant chocolate pudding mix and white chocolate chips. My new go-to chocolate cookie!

Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies


While all the other schools in Toronto are going on March break today, I am returning to school from our March break and starting a new semester.

I can't really say I'm jealous because I just had an entire week off as well, but during long breaks I feel so unproductive. Maybe it's the fact that I sleep in way past my usual 6 AM start, or the fact that I have spent entire days in my pajamas that week. Whatever it is, I am ready for the new semester to begin.



Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies


And with each new beginning comes a new batch of cookies I will try to bribe my new students with to like me. Or, you know. Welcome them back to school. Whichever sounds less manipulative.

And who can say no to a chocolate cookie with white chocolate bursting from the inside? I certainly can't. Which is why the drive to school may be a little difficult for me. There might not be any left for the students.


Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies


Let's talk about why these cookies are great. One: they can use any extra instant pudding mix you might have in your cupboard (me always). Two: they are stupid easy to make. And three: they are delicious! Crisp outer shell with a chewy centre, and packed with white chocolate chips inside. It is every chocolate lover's dream!

I think I will need to make a second batch entirely for me to eat. I just can't get enough!


Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies



Chocolate Pudding White Chocolate Chip Cookies
printable recipe

What you'll need:
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 Tablespoons instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  2. Beat together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and vanilla until fully combined.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, chocolate pudding mix, salt and baking soda.
  4. Slowly mix in the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until fully incorporated. Fold in the white chocolate chips.
  5. Scoop the cookie dough on the prepared baking sheets, and bake for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheets for around 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.


Adapted from Oh Sweet Basil





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12 comments:

  1. I love using pudding mix in my cookies, too! It's my secret little ingredient that takes cookies to a whole new level. Chocolate anything is good in my book, and I will gladly take a couple of these chocolate cookies to start the day. Good luck getting back into the swing of things today! (I bet eating a cookie will help...just sayin')

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  2. I wish i had you as my teacher! I was never greeted back from school with cookies, especially ones as chocolaty and delicious as these.

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  3. These cookies look delicious. Pudding in cookies is always nice!

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  4. Haha cookie bribing is always a good idea! And I bet it's super easy with these :)

    Sues

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  5. You must be the most popular teacher in school :) Love these cookies!

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  6. What a treat for the kids! These look fantastic and just the sound of pudding and chocolate in a cookie is wonderful! I'm sure these cookies - and you - will be a big hit!

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  7. New beginnings sure do need new batches of cookies! These look and sound delightful - do you deliver? :)

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  8. Glad you had a nice break! And thanks for making us these cookies so we could all benefit from your break, too. :-)

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  9. Pudding mix in cookies is something new to me. Sounds interesting and looks so delicious :-)

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  10. Hi Cathleen,

    This is such a brilliant idea! And the cookies look so good!!!

    Zoe

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  11. If you were my teacher ,those cookies would win me over! They look fabulous and I love the idea of using pudding mix!

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  12. Yum they look great! Loving using white chocolate chips in dark chocolate cookies! x

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