Satisfy your sweet tooth with our Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies—a delightful fusion of creamy cheesecake and gooey chocolate chips in each bite. These decadent cookies offer the perfect balance of richness and sweetness, making them a must-have for cookie lovers. Ideal for sharing or indulging in a moment of pure bliss.
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 (3.4 oz) package instant cheesecake pudding mix
2 large eggs
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup finely chopped pecans, optional
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars until they are light and fluffy.
Beat in the pudding mix until it is well blended, then add the eggs one at a time.
In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and stir until just combined.
Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans (if using).
Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden and the centers are slightly puffy. Do not overbake!
Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 12 minutes | Total Time: 32 minutes
Kcal: 180 kcal | Servings: 24 cookies
Experiment with different chocolate chip varieties, such as dark chocolate or white chocolate, to personalize the flavor profile. Ensure the cream cheese is softened for a smooth and velvety texture in the cookie dough.
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies are a heavenly marriage of two beloved treats, resulting in a cookie that’s soft, chewy, and irresistibly delicious. Elevate your cookie game with this delightful combination that’s sure to please every palate.
- Can I freeze the cookie dough for later? Absolutely! Roll the cookie dough into individual portions and freeze them. When ready to bake, simply place the frozen dough on a baking sheet and bake as directed, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time.
- Can I substitute the chocolate chips with other mix-ins? Feel free to get creative! Chopped nuts, dried fruit, or even toffee bits can be delicious alternatives or additions to customize the cookies to your liking