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Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies

Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies – These deliciously thick and chewy chocolate cookies are stuffed with creamy cheesecake, and studded with chocolate chips!

A tall stack of Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies on marble background.

Guys, I made my Favourite Chocolate Chip Cookies chocolate flavour, and stuffed them with cheesecake. Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies! Best decision ever.

Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies on a wire rack.

Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies on a marble background.

Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies

I absolutely love this cookie recipe. That’s why I call it my favourite. Today, I’ve made them even better, and now I can’t decide how I like them! I’ve simply removed a little flour and replaced it with cocoa powder, and filled the centres with scrumptiously creamy cheesecake.

Absolute chocolate/cheesecake heaven!

A stack of Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies on a marble background.

The cheesecake filling is a super quick and easy recipe, that only requires 3 ingredients. Cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract. Simply mix all them ingredients together until smooth, then place teaspoons of the mixture onto a baking tray, and freeze until solid – about 1 – 2 hours.

Then you’re ready to stuff your cookies!

A stack of Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies with the top cookie broke in half to show cheesecake filling.

This recipe makes 9 big cookies, or 12 normal-sized cookies. Decide how many you want to make, and that’s how many teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture you want to freeze. 🙂

A half eaten Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookie being held by hand.

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5 from 1 vote
Cheesecake Stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Yields: 9 - 12 cookies
Calories: 262 kcal

These deliciously thick and chewy chocolate cookies are stuffed with creamy cheesecake, and studded with chocolate chips!

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Ingredients
For the Cookies
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter 115g
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar sugar 100g
  • 1/4 cup caster/granulated sugar 50g
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plain/all-purpose flour 125g
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour/cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder 50g
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips 45g, for topping
For the Cheesecake Centre
  • 3/4 cup cream cheese 170g, softened
  • 3 tablespoons caster/granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
For the Cheesecake Centre
  1. Beat together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth and combined. Place 9 - 12 teaspoons of the mixture on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Freeze until solid - about 1 - 2 hours.
For the Cookies
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4, and line a baking tray with parchment paper, or a silicone mat. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, cornflour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  3. Microwave the butter for 1 minute, until mostly melted. Whisk in the sugars until combined. Add the egg, and vanilla, and mix until combined. Add the dry ingredients, and mix until just combined. If the mixture is too sticky to handle, add 1 - 2 tablespoons of flour.
  4. Roll the dough into 2oz balls, about 9 big balls. You could also make about 12 smaller balls. Form the balls into flat, round circles, and place 1 teaspoon of the cheesecake mixture into the centres. Form the dough back into balls, sealing the cheesecake centre. Roll each ball in granulated sugar, and press some chocolate chips on top.
  5. Place the dough balls on the prepared baking tray, flatten them slightly (them won't spread much in the oven) and bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Notes

Cookies stay fresh, kept in an airtight container, at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Cookie dough balls can be kept in the fridge for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 3 months. Bake from frozen for an extra minute.

The calories are an estimate only.

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24 Comments

  • Reply
    Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary
    8th June 2016 at 5:25 pm

    OMG, these are some crazy decadent and delicious cookies, Marsha!! LOVE the cheesecake stuffing!! Cheers, girlfriend!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      8th June 2016 at 5:28 pm

      Thanks, Cheyanne!

  • Reply
    Amanda
    8th June 2016 at 7:48 pm

    What an amazing invention! I’m a chocolate fanatic, so right away these sound good. But stuffing a cookie with cheesecake is a heavenly idea!

  • Reply
    grace
    9th June 2016 at 12:51 pm

    i haven’t had a chocolate cookie in the longest time, and certainly not one stuffed with cheesecake! what a great idea and your execution is perfect–bravo!

  • Reply
    Rachel @ Bakerita
    9th June 2016 at 2:30 pm

    These chocolate cookies are SO beautiful, and they look incredibly delicious. LOVE that delish cheesecake filling!

  • Reply
    Blair
    9th June 2016 at 4:56 pm

    Does it get any better?! These are seriously making my mouth water! Beautiful!

  • Reply
    Demeter | Beaming Baker
    9th June 2016 at 6:15 pm

    Oh wow. I’m gonna go ahead and second that this is the BEST decision ever. Marsha!!! Wow. Seriously, what would I do if I didn’t have your gorgeous treats to stare at, happily, every day? 😉 Pinning this! Have a great weekend, friend. 🙂

    • Reply
      Marsha
      10th June 2016 at 8:53 pm

      Thanks, Demeter! You too! 🙂

  • Reply
    Kathryn @ Family Food on the Table
    9th June 2016 at 9:29 pm

    What a fabulous idea to stuff the inside of the cookie with some cheesecake goodness! This is some serious deliciousness here 🙂 Yummed and pinned!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      10th June 2016 at 8:52 pm

      Thanks, Kathryn! 🙂

  • Reply
    Liz @ Ready to Yumble
    9th June 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Seriously best decision ever! These look out of the world. Pretty sure I would eat the entire batch in one sitting, and not regret a thing!

  • Reply
    Kari
    9th June 2016 at 10:17 pm

    These look so delicious!
    Kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

  • Reply
    Johlene Orton
    10th June 2016 at 8:31 am

    What can be better than cheesecake double chocolate cookies! I want to try this!!

    • Reply
      Marsha
      10th June 2016 at 8:51 pm

      Thanks, Johlene!

  • Reply
    Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen
    10th June 2016 at 8:46 am

    Wow! These cookies are really something I would like to much on all day long. So so good.

  • Reply
    Shelby @ Go Eat and Repeat
    10th June 2016 at 12:34 pm

    These cookies are so decadent! I love that layer of cheesecake in the middle it really takes it over the top!

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