chocolate chex chocolate chip cookies.

by Janetha on March 25, 2015

in recipes

that’s a whole lot of Cs in the title! i love alliteration. and cereal. and cookies. i had the idea the other day to throw some chocolate chex into the dough of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.


i couldn’t get the thought out of my head.. so a few days later, i tried it out.

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i am happy to report it was a huge (tasty!) success.

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chocolate chex chocolate chip cookies
makes 2 dozen


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chocolate chex, divided


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. in a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. set aside.
  3. in a mixer, cream together butter and sugars.
  4. add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each one.
  5. add vanilla. mix well.
  6. slowly add flour mixture until combined.
  7. mix in chocolate chips and 1 cup of chex.
  8. turn off mixer, and fold in remaining cup of chex.
  9. place balls of dough on ungreased cookie sheet about 1” apart.
  10. bake for 10-12 minutes, until bottoms are golden.

the texture of the chex inside the cookie was awesome. i am so happy that it worked so well!

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 i can’t wait to experiment more with cereal and baking. they just go hand in hand!


1. what was the last thing you baked?

2. what is your favorite kind of cereal? and kind of cookie?

xo. janetha g.

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Christy March 25, 2015 at 10:05 pm

I love Chex. They may be my #1, or #2 after Cinnamon Toast Crunch. :) I never would have thought of these! Yum yum.

Erica March 25, 2015 at 11:14 pm

They look awesome! Brilliant! I just baked 6 dozen cookies for my brother in laws bachelor party!

lindsay March 26, 2015 at 11:57 am

you made these for me, didn’t you? OMG YUM!

Nikki March 29, 2015 at 5:52 am

I baked blue raspberry sugar cookies for a friend. For myself, a bit healthier, I made chocolate sweet potato bread.

Jessica March 29, 2015 at 8:36 pm

I baked blueberry muffins last weekend. Was craving lemon squares today, but was too lazy to mess up the kitchen. Maybe tomorrow!

Jessica @ Absurd, She Wrote March 30, 2015 at 10:33 am

To think yesterday I was patting myself on the back for throwing in some cocoa powder with my usual banana bread mix; your cereal cookies are truly creative!

Does oatmeal count as a cereal? That’s my favorite. And then probably Wheaties because my grandfather ate them every single day until he died and he used to offer to share them and us kids were like, “Yeah, Grandpop cereal!” They tasted terrible but it was special because we all worshiped him.

betty March 31, 2015 at 12:29 pm


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