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Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are super soft and chewy and loaded with tons of chocolate chips, because isn’t the batter just there to hold the chocolate chips together?

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies on parchment paper.

They really are the easiest cookies to make and they bake up perfectly every time.

These cookies stay soft and chewy for a long time, but chances are they will get eaten up so fast, you won’t find out just how long.

Vanilla Pudding Mix

I’ve used vanilla pudding mix and milk chocolate chips but you can get creative and change up the flavor of the pudding mix and chips.

Cookies stacked on a plate.


Try butterscotch pudding mix and butterscotch morsels for a double delicious dose of butterscotch.

Oreo pudding mix would also be a fun one to try with crushed oreo cookies added to the batter instead of chocolate chips. I’ve been wanting to try banana cream pudding mix with white chocolate chips.

These Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies taste almost as good at room temperature as they do warm from the oven. Pour yourself a glass of cold milk and add some sweetness to your day with these cookies!

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies on baking sheet.


Cookies can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for 4 to 5 days.

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Cookies on parchment paper.

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Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are fabulously easy to make and stay super soft and chewy for days. If they last that long!
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
TOTAL: 25 minutes
SERVINGS: 24 cookies


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding (4 serving size)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter on High speed for 30 seconds.
  • Beat in brown sugar and baking soda.
  • Beat in egg and egg white.
  • Combine flour and pudding mix together and with mixer on LOW, gradually add to mixing bowl.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto 2 ungreased baking sheets. I probably used more like a tablespoonful.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.


Cookies can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for 4 to 5 days.


Calories: 147kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate

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Recipe Source: Nestle

Originally posted April 11, 2015.

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19 thoughts on “Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies”

  1. Deb Carmicheal

    I’ve been making these cookies with the vanilla pudding mix for years, they are the best tasting cookies.

  2. deirdreagale

    I really love this kind of cake. Read this post and I just remembered the chocolate chip from my mother, look the picture I just guest that you make it very delicious for your family, your friend ๐Ÿ˜€

  3. OMG!! These cookies are so good made these today and my husband said these are the best cookies so far. Followed the recipe but used vanilla chips instead of the chocolate. Bet you can’t eat just one ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Myrtice Stevens

    These look fantastic. I always have a big love for chocolate chip pudding cookies. This hobby runs deep in the family. We’re all the cookies monsters.

  5. I love pudding cookies! Yours look absolutely perfect!!! I wish I had a dozen for breakfast right now! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Shashi at RunninSrilankan

    You are right – these wouldn’t last long in our home – we love us some soft chewy chocolate chip cookies! I’ve never baked with pudding mix before – now I am so intrigued!

  7. Oh, how I love that you utterly loaded these babies down with chocolate chips! And pudding cookies sound like the best thing ever. : )

  8. Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes)

    These cookies are perfect. My fave cookies are soft and chewy so you have totally sold me on these!

  9. Oh gosh, it’s been soooo long since I’ve made pudding cookies! These look so good! You’re making me crave dessert!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Medha @ Whisk & Shout

    These cookies look crazy good! I never usually buy into the ‘secret ingredient!’ type recipes, but I am a believer of the pudding trick after seeing these cookies ๐Ÿ™‚ They look so chewy and delicious!

  11. I love how soft pudding mix makes cookies! You’re definitely right that the batter is just there to hold the chocolate chips. The more the better!

  12. I just recently made chocolate chip cookies too! Love them ๐Ÿ™‚ will never have enough ๐Ÿ˜€

  13. Layla @Gimme Delicious

    All I want to do is dive into the screen and grab a few!! They look super moist and delicious. Yum!

  14. Ashley | The Recipe Rebel

    I kind of feel like I need a batch of these right now. Pudding cookies are the best!

  15. I’m getting you my address so you can send me at least a dozen! These look too good! ๐Ÿ™‚

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