Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe – With A Twist!

Last Modified: August 9, 2013 at 4:33 pm by Tianna | Leave a comment

I made these last night after watching the film, Chocolat, and getting inspired to make something chocolatey with a bit of spice. So, of course, I went searching online for a fun chocolate chip cookie recipe that I could manipulate. I got the original recipe for these here , but I added in cinnamon and cayenne pepper for a bit of a kick! I also used dark chocolate instead of semi-sweet chocolate chips, but you can use what you like. These cookies are sooo good! They taste just like chewy chocolate chip cookies, but they have a hint of spiciness and a lot more flavor in my opinion. I hope you’ll try them out and let me know what you think!

Please Note – My alterations to the recipe are asterisked.


  • 3/4 C unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 C packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 C whole wheat flour
  • 2 C semisweet chocolate chips – I used dark chocolate chips, but you can use what you like
  • 1/2 – 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon *
  • 1/2 – 1 Tsp Ground Cayenne Pepper *

Directions: Mix all your dry ingredients in a bowl, set aside. In another bowl, mix sugars, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract until creamy and blended throughout. Add in dry ingredients a little at a time until evenly blended. Add in chocolate chips and chill dough in the fridge for 30 minutes. Using a tablespoon, place even cookie dough balls about an inch apart on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray or parchment paper. Bake at 325 F for 15-17 minutes and enjoy!


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9 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe – With A Twist!

  1. Dash
    September 25, 2012 at 6:46 AM

    Ohh delicious! I do love a bit of spice with sweet things

    1. September 25, 2012 at 5:05 PM

      Me too! Hope you’ll try the recipe and do let me know what you think if you do! x

  2. September 25, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    Oooh yum I was actually craving for chocolate cookies but I baked chocolate brownies which are the easiest for me! I’ll try this sometime this week and will let you know how it goes 😀

    1. September 25, 2012 at 5:06 PM

      Haha I know what you mean. Sometimes I have to improv with what’s in my fridge, but that can be fun too. Def let me know how it goes! x

  3. September 25, 2012 at 8:21 PM

    I looooove chocolat! I think I’m going to watch it now. I always want to watch that movie this time of the year. Thank you for reminding me about it lol and your cookies sound yum! It’s funny because I was going to make cookies last night but made pumpkin chocolate chip,brownie/muffins instead. I may have to try your recipe soon though!

    1. September 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

      Haha me toooo. It kicks chocolate cravings into overdrive though!! lol . Your recipe sounds lovely too!! Definitely post on that if you haven’t yet x

  4. September 25, 2012 at 8:35 PM

    mmm I love blondies, never added the kick though, might have to try that next time!

    1. September 30, 2012 at 10:01 PM

      🙂 Def let me know how you like it if you do!

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