Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe with Filipino Chocolate

Desserts | Recipes
by Rezel Kealoha - January 4th, 2021

Filipino Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe is made with a brand of Filipino baking chocolate.  Move over Valrhona – there is a new chocolate in town!

Chocolate Chunk Cookies on parchment paper with 3 dried bay leaves.

The Filipino Chocolate Chunk Cookie

I know first recipe for 2021 are cookies.  Because really, who is eating a salad right now?!  I know I am not.  It’s still rough out there and we want comfort in every form.  So here you go.  Some cookies to get us through hopefully the last few rough months.

Filipino Baking Chocolate

Just before the new year I discovered that I could order baking chocolate from Auro.  One of the best chocolate makers in the world that happens to be in the Philippines.  These are different from Tableya, as with tableya when you bake it, it is still keeps it’s shape.  With these, you get nice pools of chocolate.  Just what you need.

What Ingredients Do You Need for These Chocolate Chunk Cookie ?

2 1/4 Cup AP Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Salt
(Mix together in a bowl)

1 Cup Unsalted Butter
1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Superfine Sugar
(Cream Together in a bowl)

Then Add

2 Eggs
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract

Mix. Then add in the flour mixture.

Next add in the good stuff!

2 Cups Dark Baking Chocolate

Mix until everything is incorporated in to the dough. Leave to rest overnight. The next day…

How Do I Bake These Filipino Chocolate Chunk Cookie

 

Pre-Heat oven to 350F and scoop on to a cookie sheet. Cook 6 at a time with at least 2 inches space between the cookies.  Top each dough scoop with 1 chocolate coin.

Raw cookie dough scopps on a baking tray.

Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Cool on wire rack.

Chocolate Chunk Cookies cooling on a wire rack with salt in a wooden bowl.

Adobo-ish Salt Dust

Of course we could not have a recipe here without a little bit of flare.  Once the cookies are cooling I sprinkled them with some adobo-ish salt dust.  This is what you need for that.

Bottle of Salt, 3 Dried Bay leaves, pepper corns and mortar and pestle on a white background.

2 Dried Bay Leaves

1/2 Teaspoon Pepper Corns

1 Tablespoon Coarse Sea Salt

Put it all in a mortar and pestle and grind until you get a fine powder.

Adobo-ish finishing salt in a small wooden bowl.

Sprinkle on top each of the cookies, or one at a time if you just want to keep a few plain.

Chocolate Chunk Cookie up close with melted chocolate center.

Chocolate Chunk Cookies on white parchment paper with dried bay leaves and salt in a small wooden bowl.

Happy 2021!!

Other Cookie Recipes To Comfort Bake

Salty Green Mango Chocolate Chip Cookies

Basura Cookies The Filipino Compost Cookie

Otap with Luya (Ginger) & Bahay Kubo Cooking Series

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Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe with Filipino Chocolate

Filipino Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe is made with a brand of Filipino baking chocolate.  Move over Valrhona – there is a new chocolate in town!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Resting Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 30 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Filipino
Servings: 24 Cookies

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 1/4 Cup AP Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Superfine Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups Dark Baking Chocolate
  • 24 Extra Chocolate Coins for Topping

Adobo-ish Salt

  • 2 Dried Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper Corns
  • 1 Tablespoon Coarse Sea Salt

Instructions

Make the Cookie Dough

  • In a bowl mix together the flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl mix together sugars and butter until creamy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla. Mix until creamy
  • Mix in the flour into the butter and egg mixture slowly just until the flour has been incorporated. Don't over mix.
  • Add in the 2 cups of chocolate and mix again. Leave to rest in the same bowl overnight.

Make the Adobo-ish Salt

  • Put the bay leaves, salt and pepper corns a mortar and pestle and grind until you get a fine powder.

Bake The Cookies

  • Pre-Heat oven to 350F and the dough scoop on to a cookie sheet using an ice cream scoop.
  • Bake 6 cookies at a time with at least 2 inches space between the cookies.  Top each dough scoop with 1 chocolate coin.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
    Cool on wire rack and top with the Adobo-ish finishing salt.
Did you enjoy making it? I would love to see it! Tag me on Instagram @rezelkealoha with the #rezelkealoha!
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