Decadent Derivation: The Deliciously Rich Fudge Cookie

Ah, the fudge cookie. A timeless classic, this delectable treat is beloved by all. Rich, decadent, and incredibly satisfying, it’s no surprise that the fudge cookie has been popular with generations of cookie-lovers. An easy recipe that can be customized to any taste, the classic fudge cookie is an ideal snack for people of all ages.


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in the eggs and vanilla extract. In a separate bowl, sift together the dry ingredients — flour, baking soda and salt. Slowly add to the wet mixture and mix until combined.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop tablespoon-sized balls of dough onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  6. In a medium bowl, whisk together the heavy cream and powdered sugar until a thick icing forms. Drizzle over the cooled cookies.
  7. Enjoy!

The Sweet Sensual Satisfaction of a Classic Fudge Cookie

There’s no denying the classic, comforting deliciousness of a fudge cookie. The perfect balance of sweet, salty, and rich flavors, these cookies are a favorite among cookie-lovers of all ages. With the ability to be easily customized — a sprinkle of nuts here, or a swirl of icing there — the fudge cookie can be reinvented over and over again. Bursting with flavor and awash in decadence, the classic fudge cookie is sure to tantalize your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.