Soft Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies with Video

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Let’s talk about cookies. Cookies are my comfort food. Cookies are the best. I prefer them to a fancy dessert any time. I know, I am crazy, but cookies call me from afar. They remind me of my childhood. They usually don’t require that much time to prepare and they are easy to freeze, to ship, to make somebody happy, including myself.

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I think I have mentioned that I like chocolate chip cookies. This one is my favorite recipe. But until I found that perfect recipe, I had to bake my share of cookies. Believe me. My husband has tried many. He is my best food critic. And since he has to eat so many cookies, I feel I need to bake cookies to his liking, too. He loves soft cookies.

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That’s why I got interested in chocolate chip cookies with instant pudding mix. Because that makes the cookies soft. My husband says the best cookie test is simply waiting one day. Does the cookie still taste nice on day two? If it does, it’s a cookie my husband will approve of. Instant pudding mix seems to do the trick. The cookies usually taste even better on the second day (if you have any left). The instant pudding mix makes for a soft cookie with a crisp edge and a soft center.

Weiche Chocolate-Chip-Pudding-CookiesSo here is to chocolate chip cookies, which are still soft on day two or three!

Credit: Inspired by I heart naptime

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies with Instant Pudding

Serves: About 16 cookies
Cooking Time: 15min preparation + 1/2 hr chilling + 10-12min baking time

These soft chocolate chip cookies are made with instant pudding and stay soft for several days.


  • 170 grams of butter
  • 150 grams of brown sugar
  • 50 grams of white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding, not cooked
  • 280 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 160 grams + 20 grams chocolate chips



Melt butter on the stove or in microwave. Set aside to cool off a bit.


Put sugars and eggs in a large mixing bowl and mix until lighter in color and creamy (takes about 3-4 minutes). Add cooled off butter. Pour dry ingredients except for chocolate chips on top and mix until combined. Fold in 160 grams of chocolate chips and chill for half an hour in the fridge. Chilling is not mandatory, but makes it easier to handle the dough.


Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.


Take out dough and form balls about the size of a golf ball. Place about 7-8 cookies on each baking sheet.


Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cookies will still look very pale and soft in the center. Only the edges are a little brown. After taking out, place the remaining 20 grams of chocolate chips into the cookies for nicer looks. Let cookies "bake" on baking sheets for a little before transferring to a cooling rack.

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  • Reply
    Tuesday April 25th, 2017 at 12:10 AM

    They must be really delicious ????

    • Reply
      Tuesday April 25th, 2017 at 06:52 AM

      They are!

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    Friday April 28th, 2017 at 06:49 AM

    i have got to try these, they sound incredible!! Thank for sharing this great recipe with us. May God Bless You.

    • Reply
      Friday April 28th, 2017 at 07:00 AM

      You are very welcome!

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    Monday January 18th, 2021 at 04:24 PM

    Hey Jenny ✌️
    Meine Cookies kommen im Moment aus dem Ofen ?
    Super lecker und herrlich einfach zu machen…. die wird’s öfters geben!!
    Dank Dir für das tolle Rezept?
    Liebe Grüße. Ute

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      Monday January 18th, 2021 at 04:28 PM

      Danke Ute, das freut mich sehr! Magst du noch eine Sternebewertung abgeben? Danke!

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