Large Marge Double Chocolate Cookies

While baking these I might’ve been looking up 90’s Mariah Carey to blare. Sometimes you just need to sing along to Fantasy or Always Be My Baby while baking cookies, ya know?

I hope you like these so much you get mad at them. I hope you have good intentions (like I did) to just half a cookie at a time… and save the rest for the next day, but instead eat it out of necessity on your couch. What can I say? I’m awful at stopping mid-cookie.

There’s so much chocolate in these quarter pounders that you have to knead the dough. It’d be a shame for just one chip not to make it into the end result. So knead it! Casually! Like, twice! And the bake them by the handful.

Giant Double Chocolate Cookies {makes a dozen, 4 oz. cookies}
Recipe inspired by Levain Bakery  and adpated via Annie’s Eats


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 t kosher salt + sea salt for sprinkling
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Using an electric mixer combine the butter and sugar. Beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Blend in the eggs one at a time, scraping down the bowl as needed. Mix in cocoa powder. Add the flour, salt, and baking powder until just incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chunks/chips with a spatula until chocolate is evenly dispersed. Pour dough onto a parchment covered surface and knead just until all of the chocolate chips are mixed in.
  3. Divide dough into 4 oz. portions (or divide into 12 equal pieces). Roll each dough into a ball and flatten just slightly into a disc. Sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt and place on the prepared baking sheets, a few inches apart. Bake 16-20 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheets for 5-10 minutes, then cool completely on a wire rack. Serve with milk for chugging.

Yay! Click HERE for a printable pdf of the recipe above.

Perfect for sharing, but there’s no shame in being a cookie champ.

20 thoughts on “Large Marge Double Chocolate Cookies”

  1. ’emotions’ always reminds me of summer…that’s some super early 90s mariah! i’m totes making a summer mariah playlist tonight.

    1. Yes! Sometimes old school Mariah is just the perfect thing to listen to. I totally want your playlist! 🙂

  2. I just can’t trust myself with a cookie that big, but I love it! Large Marge was the scariest/best part of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure 🙂

  3. These look oh so great! I’m adding them to my “Things I need to Bake and Eat” list. I’ve been reading your blog for the past few months and I love it! You’re posts are always such a treat (pun whole-heartedly intended). Thanks for sharing the recipes! Keep baking!

  4. I found your blog a while ago via the cross-stitch cookies you did for DesignSponge. I’ve made 4 recipes off your site in the last week… I’m a girl with a never ending appetite for chocolate. These babies are DELISH. I could just eat the dough with a spoon. In fact, I kind of did while half were in the oven.

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