Cacao Chocolate Chips Cookies with Vanilla

  • Makes
  • 10
  • Prep Time (min)
  • 15
  • Cook (min)
  • 10
  • Carb Grams (g)
  • 37
  • Cook Difficult
  • 5


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Zen Spirit cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup margarine, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Hand mixer
  • Baking pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Mixing bowls


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, combine together flour, Zen Spirit cacao powder, instant coffee, baking soda, and salt. Mix all well and set aside.

  • In another bowl, combine together brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg, melted margarine, and vanilla extract. Using a hand mixer, beat the ingredients until completely smooth.

  • Now, add the flour mixture to the bowl and continue to beat until fully incorporated. Finally, add chocolate chips and mix with a spoon.

  • Scoop out about two tablespoons of the dough in the prepared baking pan and bake for 10 minutes.

  • When done, transfer to wire rack and cool completely before serving.

Cacao Chocolate Chips Cookies with Vanilla

Cacao Chocolate Chips Cookies with Vanilla - preparation

This easy recipe will give you a nice batch of chewy and flavorful cocoa chocolate chip cookies you’ll absolutely fall in love with. They are based on beautifully delicious Zen Spirit cacao powder for some extra chocolaty flavor and the smallest amount of instant coffee for some extra aroma.

Adding one teaspoon of vanilla extract is almost an irreplaceable part of any good chocolate chip cookies recipe but you can also experiment with a tablespoon of lemon, lime or orange zest for some extra zing.

Another great idea is to add a handful of finely chopped nuts such as cashews, almonds, or pecans for a nice crispy balance everybody will love. Finally, these cookies can be stored in airtight containers up to a week and will still be perfect for a delicious afternoon snack or a simple yet addictive treat. Give them a try!

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 289, Protein: 3.7g, Total Carb: 36.5g, Dietary Fiber: 1.6g, Total Fat: 14.9g 

Cacao Chocolate Chips Cookies with Vanilla - Final Product

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