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Whopper Cookies - Chocolate malt cookies studded with malted milk balls

Whopper Cookies

Fabulous chocolate cookies flavored with malt powder and cocoa and studded with malted milk balls!



  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, malted milk powder, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter and sugar together on medium speed until very smooth.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time. Beat in the vanilla. The mixture may appear curdled.
  5. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add half the dry ingredients, mixing until they just disappear into the batter.
  6. Mix in the milk, then the remaining dry ingredients, mixing only until they are incorporated.
  7. Fold in the malted milk balls and chocolate chips.
  8. Drop the cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheets, one rounded tablespoon per cookie, leaving about 2 inches between each.
  9. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes. Press a few whole whoppers into hot cookies to garnish, if desired. Let cool.


I use a spatula to reshape the cookies into rounds once they come out of the oven.