Mocha Chip Cookies

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 27 mins
  • Yield: 2 dozen 1x


These mocha chip cookies are light and fluffy. You’ll love the dark chocolate chips and the hint of coffee. They’re sure to be a hit at your next gathering!


  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • (optional) 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients (cocoa, flour, coffee, baking powder and salt.) Add to wet ingredients and fold in dark chocolate chips.
  4. Drop tablespoons of dough onto lined sheet trays and bake for 12 minutes. Let cool completely.
  5. Optional: Melt white chocolate chips in the microwave (stirring after each 30 second interval) and scoop into a small plastic bag. Snip off end and drizzle cooled cookies with white chocolate.