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Ultimate Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

These chocolate chip pudding cookies are the ultimate treat! Soft, chewy and bursting with semi sweet chocolate chips.

Chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other.

These soft cookies are deliciously simple to make and perfect for the chocolate chip cookie lover in your life.  This easy recipe takes classic chocolate chip cookies and kicks them up a notch or twelve.

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Trust me on this one, every time that I make one of these pudding cookie recipes, they get rave reviews!  This chocolate chip pudding cookie recipe is sure to become a family favorite!

Be sure to check out these 20+ pudding cookie recipes for even more ideas!

Chocolate chip cookies piled on a white plate.

What makes these cookies so great?

The secret is in the instant vanilla pudding mix!  Did you know that dry pudding mix makes for the best chewy cookies?  

It’s the secret ingredient to super soft and chewy cookies.  Be sure to check out these strawberries & cream pudding cookies and pistachio pudding cookies too!

Chocolate chip cookies piled on a white plate with one being held in a hand.

For best results stick to the original ingredients in the recipe card below.  But here are a few, fun variations if you’d like to experiment next time.

Variations

  • Feel free to use dark chocolate chips, peanut butter chips or white chocolate chips.
  • Roll the dough in sprinkles before baking to make funfetti cookies.
  • Mix powdered sugar and milk to create an easy glaze.
Chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other.

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Add these baked cookies to your must make list this year!

Ingredients for chocolate chip pudding cookies in clear glass bowls on a wooden table.

Ingredients

These chewy pudding cookies start with a few simple ingredients from the grocery store.

  • Unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Granulated white sugar
  • Large egg
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Small box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips
Butter and sugar creamed together in a clear glass bowl.

Instructions

You can make this in the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or use a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer.

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar together.

3. Add vanilla and egg.

4. Mix until well combined.

5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix again.

Chocolate chip cookie dough in a medium clear glass bowl.

6. Mix in chocolate chips to form a cookie dough.

Chocolate chip cookie dough balls on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

7. Use a medium cookie scoop to drop dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet.

Chocolate chip cookies on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

8. Bake for 8-10 minutes until the edges just start to turn golden brown.

Chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other.

9. Move to a wire rack to cool and store in an airtight container.

Chocolate chip cookies piled on a white plate.

These chewy chocolate chip pudding cookies are quick & easy to make in minutes! My favorite recipes are ones like these cookies, tried, true and tested.   

I love that this recipe also makes a lot of cookies. The first time I made these was for the boys Rugby team after a game and they were all gone in minutes.

Chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other.

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Chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other.

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

These chocolate chip pudding cookies are the ultimate treat! Soft, chewy and bursting with semi sweet chocolate chips.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 24 servings
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 small 3.4 oz box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 and line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and sugar together.
  • Add vanilla and egg.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Add the vanilla pudding mix to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Add remaining dry ingredients and mix again.
  • Mix in chocolate chips to form a cookie dough.
  • Use a cookie scoop to drop dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until the edges just start to turn golden brown.
  • Move to a wire rack to cool and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 24servings | Calories: 3869kcal | Carbohydrates: 454g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 214g | Saturated Fat: 129g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 58g | Trans Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 541mg | Sodium: 3445mg | Potassium: 1355mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 268g | Vitamin A: 4582IU | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 22mg
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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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