Italian Chocolate Chip Cookies


Italian Chocolate Chip Cookies

Biscotti al Cioccolato con Gocce di Cioccolato

In Italian cuisine, cookies are often enjoyed with a cup of espresso or cappuccino. These Italian Chocolate Chip Cookies are a delicious twist on the classic American treat, with a slightly crunchy texture and rich chocolate flavor.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

12-15 minutes

32-35 minutes

Makes 24 cookies


Vegetarian, Nut-free, Soy-free, Peanut-free, Kosher

Wheat, Milk, Eggs

Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Paleo


Italian Chocolate Chip Cookies are typically smaller and crunchier than their American counterparts. They also often include nuts or dried fruit in addition to chocolate chips. We alse have the original recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 180 kcal / 753 kJ
  • Fat: 9g (5g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 23g (14g sugars)
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 0.1g


  1. 1.
    Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. 2.
    In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. 3.
    Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract.
  4. 4.
    In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. 5.
    Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until just combined.
  6. 6.
    Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. 7.
    Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. 8.
    Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  9. 9.
    Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Chocolate chips — Use high-quality chocolate chips for the best flavor and texture.
  • Butter — Make sure the butter is at room temperature for easy mixing.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a nutty flavor, add 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts or almonds to the dough.
  • For a fruity twist, add 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries to the dough.

Serving advice

Serve these cookies with a cup of espresso or cappuccino for an authentic Italian experience.

Presentation advice

Arrange the cookies on a platter and dust with powdered sugar for a festive touch.