Guinness Chocolate Cookies Stalked Tall

Guinness Chocolate Cookies

  • Author: Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours 39 Minutes
  • Yield: 36 Cookies
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Irish


Guinness & Chocolate are a perfect combination, these cookies are the perfect treat for your St. Patricks Party!


Guinness Mixture

  • 1 11.2oz bottle of Guinness
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

Cookie Dough

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips


Guinness Mixture

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat cook the Guinness and brown sugar together for 15-20 minutes. The mixture will reduce to 1/3 cup. Set aside to cool for a few minutes.

Cookie Dough

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer beat butter for 2 minutes, add sugars and beat for another 4 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla mix for 2-3 minutes until fully incorporated. Mix in Guinness mixture.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients into wet ingredients, until just combined. Fold in chocolate and let chill for at least 2 hours or up to 2 days.
  4. Preheat to 350F and line a baking sheet with Silpat (affiliate link) liner, if using. Using a medium cookie scoop (affiliate link) pace a heaping scoop (2 tbsp) of dough on the sheet and place more chocolate on top of each dough for looks if you want. Bake for 9 minutes, the dough will be just set but take out of the oven and let cool for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.


*Total Time includes Chill Time

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