Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies Recipe - Delectable Delights for Chocolate Lovers

Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies

Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies Recipe - Delectable Delights for Chocolate Lovers
Preparation time: 4 hours | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Servings: 12


Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies
Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies

Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies are a decadent and rich treat that is perfect for any chocolate lover. These cookies are filled with both bittersweet and semisweet chocolate, creating a double dose of chocolatey goodness in every bite.


The recipe for Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies has been a favorite among chocolate lovers for years. Originally created by the pastry chefs at Finale, a popular dessert restaurant, these cookies quickly became a fan favorite for their rich and indulgent flavor.


How to prepare

  1. Combine chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler set over hot but not boiling water.
  2. Stir until both are melted and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer on high speed until light and thick, for about 5 minutes.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Reduce mixer speed to low and slowly add chocolate to eggs.
  8. Fold in the flour mixture—the dough will be thin.
  9. Transfer to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  10. Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
  11. Lightly spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  12. Scoop heaping tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheets, placing them about 3 inches apart.
  13. Bake for about 15 minutes or until the center of the cookie is firm to the touch.
  14. Remove from the oven, set aside to cool on wire racks, and serve as close to the baking time as possible.


  • Add chopped nuts or dried fruit to the dough for added texture and flavor.
  • Use white chocolate or milk chocolate chips instead of bittersweet and semisweet chocolate.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to refrigerate the dough for at least 4 hours or overnight to allow the flavors to meld together.

- Use high-quality chocolate for the best flavor in these cookies.

- Be careful not to overbake the cookies, as they can become dry and lose their fudgy texture.

Serving Suggestions

These cookies are best enjoyed warm with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to properly melt the chocolate and butter together to create a smooth and creamy mixture.

- Beat the eggs, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy to create a tender cookie.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use margarine instead of butter in this recipe.

- Gluten-free flour can be used in place of all-purpose flour for a gluten-free version of these cookies.

Make Ahead Tips

The dough for these cookies can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for up to 3 days before baking.

Presentation Ideas

Serve these cookies on a platter with a dusting of powdered sugar for a simple and elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

These cookies pair well with a hot cup of coffee or a glass of red wine for a sophisticated dessert experience.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply microwave for a few seconds until warm.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies contains approximately 20 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies contains approximately 12 grams of fat.


Each serving of Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies contains approximately 2 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

These cookies are not a significant source of vitamins and minerals.


These cookies contain eggs, dairy, and gluten.


Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies are a delicious treat that is high in carbohydrates and fats, with a moderate amount of calories per serving.


Finale’s Double-chocolate Cookies are a rich and indulgent treat that is perfect for any chocolate lover. With a fudgy texture and double dose of chocolate, these cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

How did I get this recipe?

I have a clear memory of the first time I saw this recipe. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my friend Finale's house for a playdate. As soon as I walked in the door, I was hit with the most delicious aroma of chocolate wafting through the air. Finale's mother was in the kitchen, pulling a tray of freshly baked double-chocolate cookies out of the oven.

I watched in awe as she carefully placed each cookie on a cooling rack, the rich chocolate chips glistening in the sunlight. I couldn't resist asking her for the recipe, and to my surprise, she handed it over with a smile. She told me it was a family secret, passed down through generations, and that I was lucky to have the chance to make it myself.

From that day on, I was determined to perfect the recipe for Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies. I spent hours in the kitchen, experimenting with different measurements and techniques, trying to recreate the magic I had tasted that day at Finale's house. It wasn't easy, but with each batch of cookies, I felt myself getting closer and closer to the perfect result.

As I continued to bake, I realized that this recipe was more than just a delicious treat. It was a connection to a long line of women who had come before me, each adding their own touch to the recipe and passing it down with love. I felt a sense of pride knowing that I was carrying on this tradition, and that one day, I would be able to share it with my own family.

Years passed, and I continued to bake Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies for every special occasion. They became a staple at family gatherings, school events, and even bake sales. People would rave about the rich, fudgy texture and the perfect balance of sweet and bitter flavors. I knew that I had truly mastered the recipe, and that it would always hold a special place in my heart.

But the true test came when I entered a local baking competition. I had never competed before, but I felt confident in my abilities and knew that Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies would be my ticket to success. The competition was fierce, with dozens of talented bakers vying for the top prize. I was nervous, but as soon as I pulled my tray of cookies out of the oven, I knew I had a chance.

The judges sampled each entry, their faces lighting up with delight as they tasted the various treats. When they reached my plate of cookies, I held my breath, waiting for their verdict. To my surprise and joy, they declared my cookies the winner, praising the perfect texture, decadent flavor, and overall presentation. I was over the moon, knowing that I had finally achieved my goal of mastering the recipe for Finale's Double-chocolate Cookies.

Since that day, I have continued to bake these cookies with love and pride, knowing that they are a true representation of my passion for baking and my dedication to preserving family traditions. Every time I take a bite of one of these cookies, I am transported back to that warm summer day at Finale's house, feeling grateful for the gift of this delicious recipe and the memories it holds. And I know that as long as I continue to bake these cookies, the tradition will live on for generations to come.


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