chocolate covered cookie recipes

12 Chocolate Covered Cookie Recipes for Cookie Lovers

What’s even better than a freshly-baked cookie? A chocolate-covered cookie! While chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate snack, these recipes turn up the indulgence levels a bit. There are a variety of unique flavor combinations here, but all of these recipes are deliciously chocolatey and super luxurious.

Soft or crunchy, peanut butter or tahini, shortbread or wafers, there are so many types of cookie flavors. But there’s one thing for sure – adding chocolate will improve them all! There are so many kinds of cookies, so whether you are a stickler for traditional chocolate chips or if you’re wanting to branch out and try something new you’ll find a variety of chocolate covered cookie recipes in this list.

1. Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

These cookies are super thick, soft and have a crispy outside that’s filled with a sweet and juicy cherry center. To top it off, they have a thick covering of chocolate flavored with the maraschino cherry syrup. Absolutely delicious for any holiday gathering or just to make to impress guests.

2. Chocolate Covered Tahini Cookies

You might know tahini as an ingredient in hummus, but it gives these crunchy cookies an incredible flavor. We love the sesame seeds sprinkled on the top that make them super adorable and a great option to give as a gift. They’re super simple and are vegan and gluten-free. In fact, they’re made with only a few ingredients, you’ve probably got everything in your pantry right now!

3. 5 Ingredient Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

A healthier cookie recipe with only five ingredients that is actually good for you, this recipe is perfect to make for snacks or kids’ lunchboxes. Covering the peanut butter cookies in dark chocolate makes them taste indulgent but full of protein, plus they are naturally sweetened with dates.

4. Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies

Also known as Twix cookies, this recipe has a perfectly crisp buttery shortbread base topped with a chewy but sweet caramel and covered in chocolate. By using dark chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt on top as well as making a proper caramel actually make these better than a Twix bar (shhh!). Take these to your next gathering and watch them disappear in minutes.

5. Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies

This recipe combines two of the best sweet treats – marshmallows and cookies – and covers them in chocolate. The cookies have a crispy base piled high with fluffy homemade marshmallows then coated in chocolate and drizzled with a glaze. The beautiful little puffed shapes make these absolutely adorable and will impress anyone you serve them to. Don’t be put off by the homemade marshmallow filling, it’s actually really easy and tastes so much better than store-bought marshmallows.

6. Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Hearts

Valentine’s day calls for a special cookie recipe and this one ticks all the boxes! Who didn’t love eating cookie dough as a child when making cookies? Well, these are a better alternative that does not contain eggs, so they are completely safe to nibble on as you please! They are no-bake, shaped like beautiful hearts and look absolutely adorable. Personalize the color of the sprinkles on the top to match your color scheme or when gifting them to someone special!

7. Rolo Stuffed Chocolate Dipped Oreos

These delicious little bites of oreo and rolos are beautifully topped with small chocolate sprinkles that make them an absolute delight to make and serve. They’re super easy, just twist the oreos apart, top with a rolo (or other caramel candy), melt in the oven then press together and dip in chocolate. Easy! Feel free to mix up the sprinkles on top. I like chocolate sprinkles and crushed peanuts!

8. Chocolate Covered Chocolate Mint Cookies

Chocolate and mint must surely be one of the best flavor combinations, especially on holidays! There are several elements to this cookie but don’t be put off. They are simple and it just takes a bit of patience. But you’ll soon be rewarded with these delicious wafer thin cookies stuffed with mint flavor and covered in chocolate.

9. Chocolate-Covered Caramel Pecan Sandwich Cookies

If you’re looking for a cookie recipe that has buttery caramel, milk chocolate and a wafer crunch, this recipe is for you. Not only are they incredibly tasty but they are also really easy to make. They really do put the store-bought versions to shame.

10. DIY Chocolate Hob Nob Cookies

A popular treat in the UK, hobnobs are a thin cookie made of oats and wholemeal flour then baked until crisp and drizzled with a thin layer of chocolate. With this version, you’re guaranteed a cookie that will impress at your next party or pot luck. They contain plenty of fiber and are a healthier option than many other cookies so they’re great for kids’ lunchboxes as well.

11. Chocolate-Dipped Almond Biscotti

Chocolate and almond is a delicious combo, and this biscotti takes traditional twice-baked cookies packed with almonds and covers them in dark chocolate. Perfect for seasonal gifting or as a treat to serve with coffee after supper, these biscotti also pair perfectly with a cup of earl gray if you’re after a true English afternoon tea experience.

12. Chocolate Dipped Butter Cookies

For me, butter cookies are the ultimate cookie! Flaky and buttery, with the perfect amount of crumble and crunch, this recipe has made them even better by dipping them in chocolate. The cookies get their beautiful swirls by piping the mixture before baking, but don’t be intimidated, it’s not as difficult as it looks! Add sprinkles in your color theme and bake them for birthdays, gatherings or just as a little treat.

AboutAshleigh Crump

Ashleigh Crump is an author, food writer and all-round lover of everything sweet! She has published a cookbook and loves to use classic and unique flavor combinations. When not cooking, she's usually reading.