Perfect Chocolate Fudge Cookies

These chocolate fudge cookies are simply the best ever. They are super chocolate-y, melt in your mouth and so delicious and easy to make.

Perfect Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Photo: Natalie Levin

Perfect Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Adapted from Nigella Lawson recipe with some adjustments.
Servings 25 small cookies
Author Natalie



  • 125 grams melted dark chocolate
  • 125 grams soft butter
  • 75 grams light brown sugar
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cold egg
  • 150 grams all-purpose flour
  • 30 grams cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. fine salt
  • 150 grams dark chocolate coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 170c degrees.
  2. In a bowl of an electric mixer with a paddle attachment put butter, light brown sugar and sugar and mix until the mixture is fluffy and airy.
  3. Add the melted chocolate and blend to a smooth mixture.
  4. Clean the sides of the bowl with a spatula, and then add vanilla extract and eggs. Blend until mixture is smooth.
  5. Sift in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and chopped chocolate and mix as short as possible, just until the dough is smooth.
  6. Using 2 spoons or a small ice cream scoop, make small dollops of cookies and place on an oven pan lined with baking paper. Gently flatten the top of each cookie.
  7. Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until the cookies are set on the edges but still slightly soft in the center.
  8. Cool completely and serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Keep the cookies in a sealed container at room temperature for up to a week.
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