Heavenly Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Welcome to my barista world, coffee lovers! Today, I bring you a truly irresistible recipe that will make you fall in love with cookies all over again. Are you ready for some cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies? Trust me; this is not your average cookies recipe.

As a barista, I know how much everyone adores Starbucks’ coffee-based drinks. That’s why I created these delightful cookies inspired by the ever-popular cappuccino and chocolate frappuccino. These crunchy, moist-gooey cappuccino crunch cookies will take your taste buds on a heavenly ride, leaving you craving more.

These cookies are the embodiment of the essence of coffee culture in a dessert recipe. Every bite will awaken your senses with its sublime melange of sweet and savory flavors, enhanced by the richness of ground cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and instant coffee granules. They are also packed with both white and double chocolate chips that take them to another level of deliciousness.

I’m thrilled to be sharing this recipe with you today! It’s perfect for any occasion – whether it’s a lazy Sunday brunch, an afternoon tea or an evening snack – these cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies will make sure you add a pinch of fun and excitement to any moment.

So grab some coffee grounds and get ready to indulge in this new twist on classic chocolate chip cookies. Let’s get baking!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Attention all coffee and chocolate lovers! This recipe is perfect for those who crave the combination of rich chocolate and smooth cappuccino. Introducing the delicious and irresistible Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Imagine taking that first bite and tasting the moist, gooey texture combined with the sweetness of the chocolate chips and the aroma of freshly brewed espresso. This recipe promises to satisfy not just your sweet tooth, but also your craving for that perfect cup of coffee.

With an exquisite blend of nutmeg, cinnamon, ground cloves and a dash of salt, these cookies are guaranteed to be your new favorite dessert. The use of instant coffee granules adds another dimension to the cookies, infusing them with that signature Starbucks drink flavor.

Not only is this recipe easy to make, but it is also versatile enough to make any time of year – whether you are baking for a cozy night in or a festive holiday gathering with friends and family. The combination of double chocolate and cappuccino flavors creates a symphony of joy for your taste buds.

So why wait? Indulge yourself in a sweet delight with this recipe – sure to be your new addiction. Don’t believe me? Try it out yourself! You won’t regret it.

Ingredient List

 Chocolate and coffee, the perfect match!
Chocolate and coffee, the perfect match!

Ingredients to Create a Perfect Combination of Cappuccino and Chocolate Cookies

The key to the perfect cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies recipe is the right combination of ingredients. Each element plays a crucial role in achieving the balanced and rich flavors that we are after. Rest assured that you can easily find most of these ingredients in your pantry or local grocery store.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (8 1/2 oz) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (2 1/4 oz) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cappuccino Mixture:

  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 oz) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (16 oz) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (3.5 oz) light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Chocolate Chips:

  • 2 cups (12 oz) white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6 oz) semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

Make sure to collect and measure all the ingredients accurately before starting as it can make or break your recipe.

The Recipe How-To

Now that we have all of our ingredients ready, it’s time to make these Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Step 1: Preheat Oven and Prepare Baking Sheets

First, preheat your oven to 350°F (176°C) and line baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2: Combine Dry Ingredients

In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together 2 cups (8 1/2 oz or 241g) all-purpose flour, 3/4 tsp. baking soda, 1/4 tsp. ground cloves, 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1 tsp. ground cinnamon.

Step 3: Dissolve Instant Coffee Granules

Dissolve 2 tsp. instant coffee granules in boiling water (1 Tbsp. boiling water). Set aside to cool.

Step 4: Cream Butter and Sugars

Using an electric mixer, beat together the softened 1 cup unsalted butter, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, and 3/4 cup light brown sugar until fluffy and well combined.

Step 5: Add Eggs and Vanilla Extract

Add in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Then add in the 2 tsp. vanilla extract.

Step 6: Incorporate Dry Ingredients

Slowly mix in the dry ingredients mixture to the wet ingredients mixture.

Step 7: Add Instant Coffee Mixture

Stir in the instant coffee mixture gradually.

Step 8: Fold In Double Chocolate Chips And Chocolate Chips

Add in one cup of milk chocolate chips and one cup of white chocolate chips to your mixture. Fold everything together until they are well distributed.

Step 9: Bake!!

Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop dough onto the prepared baking sheets spacing them a few inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.

The result should be soft, moist, gooey and chocolatey cookies with a cappuccino twist. Serve and enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 Bite into pure heaven with these cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies.
Bite into pure heaven with these cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies.

Welcome to the variation section of this cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies recipe. While there is nothing like the original recipe, it’s always fun to put your twist and experiment with different flavors, textures, and ingredients. I’ve outlined some ideas below, but feel free to explore your creativity!

Substitution Suggestions:

– Replace the white chocolate chips with dark chocolate or milk chocolate chips for a different chocolatey flavor.

– Swap out the light brown sugar for dark brown sugar. Using dark brown sugar will make the cookies take on a more caramelized flavor.

– Replace the instant coffee granules with freshly brewed espresso. This will give your cookies a stronger coffee taste.

Variation Suggestions:

– For some added crunch, mix in 1/4 – 1/2 cup of roasted nuts such as pecans or almonds.

– Spices add depth and complexity to flavors. Try adding a pinch of nutmeg or ground cloves in addition to the cinnamon for an added layer of warmth and aroma.

– Not a fan of chocolate chips? Mix in some raisins or dried cranberries instead for a fruity twist on this classic cookie recipe.

– If you’re feeling extra fancy, try rolling your cookie dough into balls and then rolling them in crushed espresso beans before baking them. This will add an extra dimension of coffee flavor and texture to your cookies.

Remember that these are just suggestions! Experimenting with substitutions and variations is all about finding what works best for you and your taste preferences. Have fun and happy baking!

Serving and Pairing

Now that you’ve baked these delightful cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies, you may wonder how to serve them to your guests or what drink to pair them with.

These cookies have a rich, chocolatey flavor with a hint of cappuccino and nutmeg spices, making them ideal to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or espresso. You could also try pairing them with a cold glass of milk for a classic and refreshing combination.

For a more indulgent experience, why not try serving these cookies with an iced chip frappuccino from Starbucks? The blend of coffee and cream in this popular drink is perfectly complemented by the cappuccino crunch of the cookies, making for an unbeatable dessert combo.

If you’re feeling creative, you can even make a dessert board with cappuccino cookies as one of the options. Adding other sweet treats such as brownies or cupcakes will round out the snack platter.

One thing to keep in mind is that these cookies are quite rich, so it’s best to serve them as smaller portions rather than larger ones. This allows your guests to savor the flavor without feeling overwhelmed by the richness.

So there you have it; a few ideas for serving and pairing your delicious cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies. Whether you choose a classic drink or something more adventurous, these cookies are sure to delight any crowd.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Looking for a chocolate fix? Look no further!
Looking for a chocolate fix? Look no further!

Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies are best enjoyed freshly baked, but they can be made ahead of time and stored properly for later consumption. To make the most out of your cookies, here are some tips on how to store and reheat them.


To make these cookies in advance, you can freeze the unbaked dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or plastic wrap. Once frozen, transfer the dough balls to an airtight container or sealable bag for up to a month or two. When ready to enjoy, preheat your oven and bake the cookies as instructed, adding a few extra minutes to accommodate for the frozen state.


If you have already baked the cookies, then you should store them in an airtight container or ziplock bag at room temperature. The cookies will maintain their freshness for up to 5 days if stored this way. To prevent them from becoming too hard or stale, place a slice of bread (white or wheat) inside the container/bag with your cookies. The bread will absorb excess moisture and keep your cookies soft.


If you want to warm up your cookies before serving, preheat the oven to 350° F (180° C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the cookies evenly spaced apart on the baking sheet and reheat for about 5-7 minutes in the oven. Alternatively, you can microwave one cookie at a time on a microwave-safe plate and heat them for about 10-15 seconds until warm and gooey again.

By following these tips, you can enjoy Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies whenever you want!

Tips for Perfect Results

When making cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies, there are a few tips that will guide you to perfect results. I have learned from experience that adding too much flour can make the cookies too dry, while too many eggs can make them too moist and gooey. Here are some expert tips to ensure your cookies turn out perfectly every time.

Firstly, be sure to soften your butter before mixing it with the sugars. This helps it mix better and ensures even distribution throughout the dough. Secondly, when adding the instant coffee granules to the boiling water, do so one teaspoon at a time to prevent clumping.

Another tip is to use light brown sugar instead of dark brown sugar. Light brown sugar has a lower molasses content and will lead to a lighter-colored cookie with a more subtle flavor. Conversely, using dark brown sugar will add more moisture and a more pronounced molasses taste.

To achieve the perfect texture, stop your mixer or hand mixing once you have added the flour mixture. Overmixing can make the cookies tough and chewy. Once you have added the chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and cappuccino chips (if using), be sure to stir them in evenly for full flavor in every bite.

For a stronger coffee flavor, increase the amount of instant coffee granules from two teaspoons to three teaspoons, but be sure not to go beyond this unless you want your cookies to taste overwhelmingly like coffee.

Lastly, don’t shy away from experimenting with different variations – try using cappuccino crunch cookies by adding finely crushed Starbucks coffee beans into the dough or try swapping out traditional semisweet chocolate chips for milk chocolate or even white chocolate chips for an exciting twist on this classic dessert recipe.

With these helpful tips in mind, your cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies are guaranteed to impress every Starbucks fan around!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the cappuccino double chocolate chip cookies recipe is a must-try for coffee and cookie lovers alike. The ingredients list may seem daunting, but fear not, as the end result is worth every ounce of effort put in. The warm spices complement the rich cocoa and coffee flavors in this recipe beautifully, resulting in a moist, gooey, and truly decadent treat.

Allow yourself to indulge in the goodness of these cookies as you savor them alongside a cup of your favorite Starbucks drink or simply with a glass of milk. The cappuccino crunch adds an extra layer of texture that elevates this cookie to a whole new level of perfection.

In summary, give this recipe a go and impress your friends and family with your newfound baking skills. With some simple substitutions, you can customize these cookies to suit your personal taste preferences. You won’t regret making these delicious treats that are sure to become a staple in your dessert recipes repertoire.

Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cappuccino Double Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Great to have on hand--I feel safe when I know ther's a jar of these in my kitchen when I get an attack of the "midnight hungries!"
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 42 cookies
Calories 160.5 kcal


  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves (I usually leave these out)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips (or you can use cappuccino chips(from the King Arthur Catalogue)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Dissolve the coffee powder in the boiling water; set aside.
  • Cream the butter and brown sugar together until fluffy with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the eggs, coffee mixture, and vanilla; blend well.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and spices; gradually add to the creamed mixture with the mixer on low speed, beating just until combined.
  • Stir in both chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough by heaping Tbsp 2" apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until set.
  • Let cookies stand on the sheets for 1 minute before transfering them to wire racks to cool completely.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 1498gCalories: 160.5kcalCarbohydrates: 20.7gProtein: 1.7gFat: 8.4gSaturated Fat: 5.1gCholesterol: 22.5mgSodium: 86.7mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 14.3g
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