Aaaaaand then they turned into a giant cookie cake that burnt on the edges. Worth the work! Hi Teighan! They still added salty goodness to the cookie. xTieghan. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed. (I’ve never been able to bake anything filled in the past.) I am so happy these turned out so well for you, Anna! Have a great day. My first time for ‘pan banging’ and these cookies worked really well! Was there anything you did differently at all? Thank you!! Super fun cookie recipe! I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! Hi Jo, this is really, really odd. So sorry I have not tried and eggless version of this recipe. Don’t want to overdue it on the chocolate lol! I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! October 1 6 Ingredient Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Cups. I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! I decided to still give it a shot and put them on half of the cookies. My kids didn’t want the pretzels so substituted with Heath bar bits – truly decadent!! I’m not sure how well that recipe actually works…so maybe don’t try to bake them. Learn how your comment data is processed. So good, I prefer not wacking the trays…. Two questions: Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Can I make them smaller? I’m making them this week for some friends. I am so glad these cookies turned out so wonderful for you! You rock! Let me know if you do! It’s challenging for just about everyone. Freezing: the cookie dough balls can be frozen for up to 3 months. Perhaps it’s because of the brown sugar? January 15 Chocolate Chip That said, you could try reducing the amount of baking soda if you think that could yield a better result for you. I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! I noticed you live in summit county and wanted to know how to modify your baking for elevation? A sprinkle of espresso salt, better known as flaky sea salt mixed with instant espresso (or coffee) powder. Freeze 30 minutes, until firm. Yes, that will work! Amazing!!! We are allergic. 3. Favorite Sticky Dough: I use 2 1/4 cups flour when baking these cookies, but some find that the dough works better for them with an additional 2 tablespoons flour. I am wondering if you tried slamming them the baking sheets on the counter? So sorry you had issues with the fudge. Required fields are marked *. I had them frozen over night so for the next batch I let the 4 fudge balls defrost on the counter but this still didn’t help. What I love about these cookies is that they’re so easy to make. Pre-order pie slices (no slice orders on Dec 24), drop cookies, and buttermilk biscuits by 12 pm the day before the pick-up date. Going to try again with the suggestion for more sugar. Hi Jennifer, Hi!!! Sorry disregard above! xTieghan. Hi Sarah, One note though, you may want to look at how you calculate your nutrition facts because there is absolutely no way these are 219 calories when one of your usual chocolate chip cookies are around 250-300. Different type of cookie but it worked for me! I am so happy you tried these! I am so glad you are enjoying this! To make the chocolate fudge filling. Hi I’ve been trying to make the giant espresso cookies. Hello! Maybe this was just some user error with a few unclear specifications in the recipe. They will continue to cook slightly as they sit on the baking sheet. Fold in the oats, coconut, chocolate chips, and chocolate chunks. Hope I can help you! Remove the pan from the oven and tap the baking sheet on the counter 3 times to flatten them down. What brand chocolate? 5 out of 5 stars (275) 275 reviews $ 38.00 ... Half Baked Harvest x Etsy Ceramic Tree – Light Sage Green Hand-Dipped Glaze [Christmas, … December 16 Chai Gingerbread Cookies. Hey Hannah, If you dont have oats- is there a replacement or can it just be omitted? One stick of butter is equal to 113 grams. Thank you!! xTieghan. Perhaps the kind of oats? I hope you love this Trish! I actually surprised myself at how great they turned out. AMAZING! Whether you need to get dinner on the table for your family tonight or are planning your next get-together with friends, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook has your new favorite recipe. Two, the stir-ins are the most important part. Thank you Kathy! These cookies were amazing! I hope you love this recipe! Absolutely delicious, they are a new family favorite!! I hope you love this recipe! I am really glad this recipe turned out so well for you! I have used both…pans with sides and pans without…and have not really noticed a huge difference but can’t give up the sideless ones. Happy new year I don’t have regular pretzels on hand, but I do have pretzel thins.. would this substitution be any good? The Best! I hope you love this recipe! I love the tip you gave about tapping on the pan. Or…simply eat them hot, right out of the oven, with a little extra espresso salt on top. Will using ground coffee instead of instant change the texture? Hi! Some bites were so salty I couldn’t eat it. xTieghan. The batch made 8 giant cookies for me. The butter should be added at the end. Thanks so much. Next time, I’m going to have to freeze 3/4 of the dough (they make a TON) so I don’t eat them all in one go! Or let them cool a little and make an ice cream sandwich. Haha that is so amazing to hear! An equal amount of GF flour should work well here. Thank you so much for trying this! I try to live simply, eat seasonally, and cook with whole foods. I found the dough very sticky and not easy to work with. xTieghan. Easy recipe to cut in half and still had 20+ cookies. My family (except for me) has amazing self-control & they won’t eat a whole cookie if it is too big. Thank you! Cooking Through the Half Baked Harvest Super Simple Cookbook. The salty crunch was the perfect addition. I would freeze the dough balls and bake them as you go. I am not a huge fan of raisins, so I would say too much. Hi Chloe, I have been reading your fantastic blog for some time now, but this is the first recipe I actually tried. Again, so so sorry for any trouble, but hope I can help! Might make them again. I also used dark chocolate for the chunks, and replaced half the semi-sweet chips with butterscotch chips. xTieghan. Yes I do, but you can reduce that! Can you give me some details about how you are baking the cookies? The cookie of course didn’t flatten; instead I got a round “stuffed” cookie. Yes, that is totally fine! Just curious how you think they would do without the coconut. I didn’t have any chocolate chunks, so added in some salted caramel chips I had. I liked the recipe but could we please start getting the baking recipe measurements in weights? It’s definitely not cake if you whack enough. Delish! I even put 12 on a pan and they were perfectly fine. Perfect combo of flavours and the pretzels make it! Simple, nothing fancy, but all good. Yes you could do this with a teaspoon sized scoops. Sure that would be totally fine! Remove from the oven and tap the baking sheet on the counter 2-3 times to flatten them down again. Hey Ellen, I’m planning on adding a tad of chocolate chips to the dough next time to make the cookie a bit more chocolate-y. Required Cookies & Technologies. My fiance and I have probably cooked 40+ recipes from your blog and we’re always impressed by your culinary and photography skills. I am so sorry I am not sure why this would have happened and I haven’t received this feedback from any other followers. I can definitely try! Hi Tieghan, these look amazing!! Made them the day after you posted them. xTieghan. I’m planning to make these today and was wondering if I can substitute more flour for the oats— I’m not a crazy fan of oatmeal cookies! Your email address will not be published. I made these cookies and while they are delicious, they don’t have the appearance of the your gooey specimens in your pictures. Please let me know if you have any other questions. They smell good though, just wish my cookie was in one piece, I am really glad this turned out so well for you, Tahnee! You only need 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Hey Melissa, The last few cookies are currently finishing up in the oven. Yes, there’s not one complicated thing about this recipe. We have a new family favorite. Freezing: cookies can be frozen for up to 3 months. Blogger Tieghan Gerard brings out the best of comfort food cooking inspired by her humble mountain home in Half Baked Harvest Cookbook.. My brother Malachi, or Kai, is probably one of the toughest critics when it comes to food, and especially cookies. I would just leave the sugars as is. You guys, this step is KEY. Loved. LOVE your recipes – making your French Onion soup as we speak!! xTieghan, Hi Tieghan! Hi Marie, Do you think you could substitute the eggs out? Do you think there’s any way to make GF? So lovely. Once melted, add a touch of butter for richness, and a splash of vanilla for the best flavor.” However in the ingredients list, sugar is not listed. Ah, the power of a delicious cookie! I have to admit, I accidentally bought cheddar pretzels. I used all of the espresso salt (2 tablespoons total, comprised of 1 T salt and 1T espresso powder) and salted the cookies before baking and after as instructed. Have you changed anything within the recipe? These are truly the very best cookie you will eat…maybe ever. It will ensure you have the least cakey chocolate chip cookie. I’m baking these right now and already know I’m going to love them! I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! A LOT. Thanks so much for sharing. Thanks so much for your kind message and trying so many recipes! It was SO long! Hi Stacie! Gather your ingredients. Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Soft Pretzels. I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! Thank you Melissa! Can I sub more oats if I don’t like coconut? 1 cup is equal to 8 ounces. These cookies were SO GOOD! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Once firm, roll the fudge sauce into balls and freeze another thirty minutes or until you’re ready to bake the cookies. Thank you so much Maria! I honestly forgot to add the espresso and salt on top but it was still good. xTieghan. I think if you up the flour to 2 1/4 cups that would work nicely. Your recipes are a fav at our household! Thank you!! Absolutely loved these!! Happy New Year! Thank you so much Leslie! I tend to make my dough 3-4 days ahead of time so my cookies will stay more tender. Thank you so much for trying these! This was a big mistake. Hi. I followed your detailed instructions and believe that’s what helped lead to my success! Can I use all brown sugar without ruining the texture or recipie altogether?? I was immediately sold. These were great. Seems like a lot of salt. Fudge isn’t sweet, dough isn’t sweet, and too much salt on top. We live in CO as well and were curious if there was anything different we should be doing. Thank you!! Sprinkle with flaky salt. Hey Sarah, 2 questions: Can I use unsalted butter (I don’t have salted butter)? I made these with much excitement but sadly they didn’t turn out as they looked in your wonderful photos… They remained puffy and didn’t flatten or anything… They still tasted good though.. I’m just wondering why they didn’t work. …make sure to seal the fudge sauce inside the cookie dough before baking. Even with the tapping in the middle of baking, it puffed up too much and were very cakey/fluffy – no cookie chew you’d want. This is a simple mix of cocoa powder, sugar, milk, and chocolate chips. Happy New Year! Half Baked Harvest x Etsy - DELUXE KIT Classic Cookie Boxes with Scalloped Lids - Set of 3 alamodo. That was the quick version, here are the nitty, gritty details…. If you can find pretzel wheels, they work great pressed into the tops of the dough balls and they come out looking so cute! Delicious. Thanks for another great recipe! Amazing!! You will use 3/4 cup of chocolate chips. Made for my bf and probably the best cookies I’ve ever made. xTieghan. Oh gosh girl, these were delectably decadent + delicious!! A little different than recommended – After scooping the dough, if your kitchen is cool flatten it out and put the fudge ball in and fold the dough over it. I made these on my Instagram story if you would like to check it out!! Bake these tonight, or sometime this weekend for the Super Bowl…and then every other day you’re craving something sweet and easy! Haha so glad you loved these! Was there anything you did differently at all? Do you have any guidance on the best way to reduce the amount of sugar? I hope you love this recipe! I have found so many great recipes from HBH, but this one needed a bit of tweaking. Loved them all. Also, can you replace either the brown sugar or granulated sugar with coconut sugar and use 1/4 less of the brown (or substitute)? Thank you so much Lori! Btw, I’m new to cooking and love your recipes! Thank you so very much for giving the recipe a try, I am so glad it worked out for you! This helps to flatten them. I ADORE this blog and i look forward to each days recipes so much!!! Each cookie dough ball is hand stuffed with a ball of frozen fudge and sprinkled with espresso salt before baking them to perfection. That and the hot fudge sauce melting out of each cookie. This is a simple mix of cocoa powder, sugar, milk, and chocolate chips. Onto the cookies. Any info will be helpful to help me problem solve and figure out what might be happening for you. Nothing not to love about these sweet, flaky, hot fudge cookies. xTieghan. If the dough is feeling a little sticky, I would recommend adding 2 additional tablespoons of flour. Hey Jake, Thaw, then add salt mix as directed. Hey Jennifer, Haha, I like to try and new recipe at least once a week and these were hands down the best chocolate cookie I’ve ever had/made. xTieghan. These look so delicious. So yes, technically it is still January, but sometimes you just need a really good, buttery, sweet, heavy on the chocolate cookie. Roll the fudge sauce into scant tablespoon-size balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. I can’t stop staring at the pictures. And instant coffee grounds can be used with salt to top them, correct? Would you make any adjustments to the recipe if you need to leave out the coconut chips? Crispy Brown Butter Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Caramelized Mushrooms + Goat Cheese + VIDEO. i wishthis turned out well for me. Can’t wait to make these! One of my cookie sheets was uneven and they all slid to one side. chopped dark chocolate or 3/4 cup additional chocolate chips. xTieghan. I am really glad this turned out so well! Thank you John! My one problem when I looked at the recipe was the amount of ingredients they needed but I promise you.. oh so worth it! Let me know how I can help! xTieghan. Please let me know if you have any other questions. xTieghan. Happy Holidays! I put 6 cookies on a sheet, but am now reading in the comments she only put 4 on a sheet. I love the combination of ingredients. I hope you love this recipe! So sorry but unfortunately the oats are an important part of this recipe! I will leave links to them both below!! Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Stuffed Waffle and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches. Gosh- these are SO DARN GOOD! xTieghan. Is cocoa powder necessary in the fudge sauce? Hi Melanie!! I had been eyeing this recipe over the past few days, and then you posted it on instagram today which finally pushed me to make them!