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DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies (Official Recipe)

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The official recipe for Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies released by Hilton! Warm, gooey, chewy, and packed with melty chocolate chips, these cookies are the perfect delicious chocolate chip cookie comfort food.

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies on parchment paper

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DoubleTree Cookie Recipe

I had a nice little surprise when I opened my email today. My friend at Hilton had sent me the official recipe for DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies!

If you have stayed at a Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, you probably already know about the delicious, warm chocolate chip cookie that are offered to guests upon arrival. Some would say they are the best chocolate chip cookies ever!

A ball of cookie dough on a baking sheet

Why DoubleTree Cookies are Famous

DoubleTree cookies actually have a fan following and have been around for a long time.

More than 30 million cookies are enjoyed each year and this recipe was actually the first food to be baked in orbit during experiments aboard the International Space Station. 

Many people have tried to create copycat recipes for DoubleTree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookies, but only now has Hilton released the official version to create at home.

A baked chocolate chip cookie on a spatula

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe Ingredients

*Ingredient amounts are located in the recipe card at the end of this post.

Butter: For this chocolate chip cookie recipe, you can use salted butter or unsalted butter. Just make sure that the butter has softened to room temperature.

White Sugar: Use white granulated sugar.

Light Brown Sugar: This helps add flavor to the cookie dough.

Large Eggs: Large eggs work best in this recipe.

A scoop of chocolate chip cookie dough

Vanilla Extract: Another ingredient that adds flavor to the cookies. I like to use pure vanilla extract, but imitation extract will work as well.

Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice: This will add a little bit of tang to the cookies. You can substitute a splash of white vinegar if necessary.

All-Purpose Flour: This is the best type of flour for these cookies.

Rolled Oats: These can be found on the breakfast aisle at most grocery stores. Quick oats can also be used.

A stack of DoubleTree chocolate chip cookies

Baking Soda: Baking soda is used to help the cookies rise.

Salt: Helps to balance out the sweetness of these cookies.

Cinnamon: Just a little bit of cinnamon is needed to add a boost of flavor.

Nestle Tollhouse Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips: Hilton uses Nestle chocolate chips, but other brands of chocolate chips will also work.

Chopped Walnuts: DoubleTree hotel uses these in their cookies, but they can be omitted if desired.

How to Make DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies

[1] Cream butter, sugar and brown sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.

Butter and sugar for chocolate chip cookies

[2] Add eggs, vanilla and lemon juice, blending with mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then medium speed for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy, scraping down bowl.

Chocolate chip cookie dough in a stand mixer

[3] With mixer on low speed, add flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, blending for about 45 seconds. Don’t overmix.

Flour to add to DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies

[4] Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips and walnuts or use a dough hook attachment.

Chocolate chips mixed into cookie dough

[5] Portion dough with a cookie scoop (about 3 tablespoons) and place the cookie dough balls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about 2 inches apart.

Cookie dough in a cookie scoop

[6] Preheat oven to 300°F. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.

Chocolate chip cookie dough balls

[7] Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack for about 1 hour.

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies cooling on a baking sheet

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Chocolate chip cookie dough on a baking sheet

How to Freeze this Cookie Dough

This recipe for DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies makes about 26 cookies if you use about 3 tablespoons of dough per cookie.

That is a lot of cookies for my family of 5. The great news is that you can make this cookie dough ahead of time, freeze the dough and have freshly baked cookies whenever you want!

Baked chocolate chip cookies on parchment paper

Here’s how to do it:

  • Prepare the cookie dough as directed.
  • Use a cookie scoop to drop balls of dough onto a plate or small baking sheet lined with parchment paper that will fit into your freezer.
  • Freeze the cookie dough for about two hours, then place in a freezer ziplock bag and store in your freezer until ready to bake.
A hand holding a chocolate chip cookie

To bake the cookies from frozen dough:

  • Preheat oven to 300°F and place frozen cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
Chocolate chip cookies cooling on a cooling rack

How to Store These Cookies

The best way to store these in at room temperature in an airtight container. They will last 3-5 days.

Final Thoughts

I hope you love these Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies from DoubleTree Hilton Hotels as much as I do. There is nothing like a plate full of gooey chocolate chip cookies to make you feel warm and comfortable.

If you make these cookies, make sure to rate this recipe below and leave a comment! Enjoy your Famous DoubleTree Cookies!

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DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies on parchment paper

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies (Official Recipe)

Yield: 26 Cookies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

The official recipe for Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies released by Hilton! Warm, gooey, chewy, and packed with melty chocolate chips, these cookies are the perfect comfort food.

Ingredients

  • ½ pound butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • ¾ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • 2 2/3 cups Nestle Tollhouse semi-sweet chips chocolate chips
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Cream butter, sugar and brown sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla and lemon juice, blending with mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then medium speed for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy, scraping down bowl.
  3. With mixer on low speed, add flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, blending for about 45 seconds. Don’t overmix.
  4. Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
  5. Portion dough with a scoop (about 3 tablespoons) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about 2 inches apart.
  6. Preheat oven to 300°F. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
  7. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet for about 1 hour.

Notes

Cook’s note: You can freeze the unbaked cookies, and there’s no need to thaw. Preheat oven to 300°F and place frozen cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 26 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 205mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 3g

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