World Peace Cookies

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recipe by Food52

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 27mins
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based on 6 ratings

Of all the cookies you will bake and eat during the holidays (and beyond), this is the one people will remember. They're fine and sandy like a sablé, but with a friendly, soft chew.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
  • Bittersweet chocolate icon
    Bittersweet chocolate


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. Get a clean medium bowl
  3. Add all purpose flour
  4. Add cocoa powder
  5. Add baking soda
  6. Whisk briefly until blended
  7. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Add room temperature unsalted butter
  9. Beat with paddle attachment until creamy
  10. Add granulated sugar
  11. Add light brown sugar
  12. Add fine sea salt
  13. Add vanilla extract
  14. Beat for 2min on medium speed
  15. Transfer dry ingredients to dough
  16. Mix on low speed until just combined
  17. Get a clean small bowl
  18. Add chopped bittersweet chocolate
  19. Mix chocolate mixture into dough
  20. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  21. Divide into halves
  22. Shape
  23. Wrap with plastic wrap
  24. Chill in fridge for 3h
  25. Pre-heat
  26. Cut into rounds
  27. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  28. Bake for 12min on middle rack
  29. Transfer onto cooling rack
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