Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

The combination of sticky toffee bits with vanilla and brown sugar make these Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies a total hit!

toffee chocolate chip cookie

Looking for a sweet treat that will satisfy your cravings for both toffee and chocolate? Look no further than these toffee chocolate chip cookies! These cookies are the perfect combination of crunchy toffee bits and rich, gooey chocolate chips, all wrapped up in a soft and chewy cookie. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just want to indulge in a delicious treat, these toffee chocolate chip cookies are sure to impress. If you love these cookies be sure to try my chocolate chip cookie sandwiches or this Doubletree cookie recipe! Read on for our easy-to-follow recipe that will have you baking up a batch in no time!

Why You Will Love Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Easy to prepare
  • Simple-to-find ingredients
  • Freezer & Refrigerator friendly

How To Make Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • Stand mixer with a paddle attachment
  • Spatula
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Cooling rack
  • Spoon


For full instructions, please view the recipe card below:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Add your eggs, butter, brown sugar, egg yolks, and table sugar into the stand mixer and cream bowl until well blended.
  3. Add in your additional ingredients and blend well.
  4. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for approximately 30 minutes.
  5. Once chilled, spoon out two (2) tablespoon-sized balls of dough and place them on the baking sheet.
  6. Place into the oven and bake for 12 minutes, then carefully remove and transfer to a cooling rack.

What is Toffee?

Toffee is a candy that is made by boiling sugar, butter, and water until it reaches a high temperature and then it’s poured into a mold to cool and harden. The result is a hard, crunchy candy with a rich, buttery flavor. Toffee can come in a variety of flavors, including chocolate, coffee, and nuts, and can be enjoyed on its own or used as an ingredient in other desserts, such as these toffee chocolate chip cookies or ice cream.

How to Store Leftover Cookies

To store leftover toffee chocolate chip cookies, follow these simple steps:

  • Allow the cookies to cool completely at room temperature before storing. Once the cookies are cool, place them in an airtight container, such as a Tupperware or a plastic bag with a zipper seal.
  • You can add a piece of bread to the container to help keep the cookies fresh. The bread will absorb any excess moisture in the container and keep the cookies from becoming stale.
  • If you want to keep the cookies for an extended period, you can also store them in the freezer. Place the cookies in a freezer-safe container or a ziplock bag and store them in the freezer for up to three months.

When you’re ready to eat the cookies, remove them from the container or freezer and let them come to room temperature before serving. This will help them regain their soft and chewy texture.

Why You Need to Chill Cookie Dough

Chilling cookie dough is an important step in the cookie-making process that should not be skipped. Here are a few reasons why:

  1. When you bake cookies, the heat causes the butter in the dough to melt, which can cause the cookies to spread out too much and become thin and crispy. Chilling the dough helps to solidify the butter, which reduces spreading and helps the cookies hold their shape better.
  2. Chilling cookie dough allows the flavors in the dough to meld together, resulting in a richer and more complex flavor. This is especially true for cookies with ingredients like chocolate chips or toffee bits, as the chilling process allows these flavors to permeate the dough and create a more cohesive flavor.
  3. Chilled cookie dough produces cookies that are soft and chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside. This is because the chilled dough takes longer to melt in the oven, which results in a more even and consistent texture.
  4. You can make the dough in advance, chill it, and then bake it when you’re ready. This means you can have freshly baked cookies whenever you want without having to spend extra time making the dough from scratch.

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Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The combination of sticky toffee bits with vanilla and brown sugar make these Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies a total hit!


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs (save the yolks)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate (chopped)
  • 8 oz toffee bits


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, add the butter, brown sugar and sugar.
  2. Beat together on high speed for 1 minute. Add in the eggs and egg yolks and cream together for 30 seconds.
  3. Add in the vanilla and butter flavoring and mix to combine. Add in the flour, and top with salt, baking soda and baking powder. Beat together just until combined.
  4. Fold in the chopped chocolate and toffee bits. Cover and place in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Spoon out 2 Tbs sized balls of dough and place onto the baking sheet leaving at least 2” of space between them.
  8. Place into the preheated oven to bake for 12 minutes or until the edges have just begun to start browning. Remove from the oven and place onto a cooling rack to cool slightly before serving.

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