makes about 40 cookies
1 cup butter, room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup instant malted milk powder
1 cup coarsely chopped Whoppers (a large box works perfectly)
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp hot water
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or Silpats. In a large mixing bowl beat butter on medium-high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl as needed. Beat in eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder and milk. Add flour and malted milk powder and mix until combined. Stir in chopped Whoppers.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 1" apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake, rotating halfway through, 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
- Place chocolate chips and water in a microwave safe bowl and melt, 30 seconds at a time, until chocolate is melted. Stir until smooth. Top each cookie with chocolate and top with a couple pieces of chopped Whoppers. Let chocolate set.