Easy Chocolate Cookies (4 Ingredients!)

(Last Updated On: August 3, 2020)

Easy Chocolate Cookies: The easiest chocolate cookies ever! Only 4 ingredients and 15 minutes from bowl to belly!

Chocolate Cookies

I’m pretty much the cookie monster. I could literally eat cookies all day everyday.

Usually when I see a cookie recipe on TV or Pinterest, I have to have them NOW! NOW NOW NOWWWWW!

I don’t have the time or patience to mix in 23432 ingredients, chill my dough, and then bake 6 pans of cookies.

If you’re a lazy girl like me you’ll love these cookies. They only have FOUR count them 1,2,3,4 ingredients.

Easy, DELICIOUS Chocolate Cookies


If your oven can fit 2 pans at a time, you’re only 15 minutes away from these bad boys. What are you waiting for? Let’s get started right now!


Chocolate Cookies

The easiest chocolate cookies ever! Only 4 ingredients and 15 minutes from bowl to belly!
Course Cookie
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cookies recipe, hot chocolate cookies, how to make chocolate cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 20 Cookies
Calories 119kcal
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  • 1 Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Large Egg


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
  • Roll dough into ~1 inch balls. Gently press down with a small glass or the palm of your hand to flatten slightly.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes.
  • Cool on pan for 3-4 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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Shopping Tips:

I used (and love) Jif Peanut Butter in these cookies. But feel free to use your favorite. For the best results use a creamy peanut butter that does not require stirring.

Trivia Tidbit: 

Did you know that National Chocolate Day is October 28?

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What do you think of these easy chocolate cookies?