Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies


Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies: A Sweet Treat for the Soul

Soul food is a cuisine that originated in the southern United States and is known for its rich and flavorful dishes. These Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies are a perfect example of how soul food can be adapted to sweet treats. With a crispy exterior and a soft and chewy interior, these cookies are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

10-12 minutes

30-35 minutes

Makes 24 cookies


Vegetarian, Kosher, Halal, Nut-free, Soy-free

Wheat, Eggs, Milk

Gluten-free, Vegan, Dairy-free, Paleo, Low-carb


These Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies are adapted from the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, but with a soul food twist. The addition of cornmeal gives the cookies a slightly gritty texture and a nutty flavor that pairs perfectly with the chocolate chips. We alse have the original recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 250 kcal / 1046 KJ
  • Fat: 12g (7g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 34g (24g sugars)
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 0.4g


  1. 1.
    Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2.
    In a large bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. 3.
    Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. 4.
    In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking soda, and salt.
  5. 5.
    Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the butter mixture until just combined.
  6. 6.
    Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. 7.
    Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. 8.
    Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
  9. 9.
    Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Cornmeal — Make sure to use fine cornmeal for this recipe, as coarse cornmeal will give the cookies a gritty texture.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a crispier cookie, bake for an extra 1-2 minutes.
  • For a softer cookie, reduce the baking time by 1-2 minutes.
  • For a richer flavor, use dark brown sugar instead of light brown sugar.
  • For a nuttier flavor, add 1/2 cup chopped pecans to the dough.
  • For a fun twist, use white chocolate chips instead of semisweet chocolate chips.

Serving advice

Serve these Soulful Chocolate Chip Cookies warm with a glass of cold milk for the ultimate soul food experience.

Presentation advice

Arrange the cookies on a platter and sprinkle with powdered sugar for a simple yet elegant presentation.