Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

Last week some of my siblings and I, along with our parents and a few of our kids went up to a relative’s berry farm and picked some fresh raspberries.  I LOVE me some fresh raspberries.  I think they have to be one of my favorite fresh fruits, or at least right up there with fresh peaches and cherries!  I used most of the raspberries we picked to make some Raspberry Jam (which I will share here soon), froze some for smoothies, and still had a few left over to sprinkle over our cereal and to throw in these yummy cookies.


I wanted to make some raspberry scones, but at the last minute decided to make up a batch of Chocolate Chip Cookies and throw in some of the fresh raspberries!  Oh…My….Goodness!  They are so good!  The chocolate and the tangy raspberries make the perfect combination of sweet and tart when combined.  I especially liked them when they were warm right out of the oven.

Raspberry-picking 2014

I simply made a few adjustments to one of our Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes and threw in some white chocolate chips along with the raspberries.  I wanted the raspberries to remain as whole as possible instead of being smashed in the cookie, so I was very careful with the cookie dough.  I made the dough all the way up and added the raspberries at the very end.  I simply broke the dough apart and added a little at a time to a fresh bowl and then sprinkled the raspberries in the bowl in layers.  Does that make sense?


Then when the scooped the cookie dough into balls, I scooped up some raspberries in each ball with an ice cream scoop, so that the raspberries were spread evenly to each cookie.  If you don’t have access to fresh raspberries, you could just as easily use some frozen raspberries straight from the freezer.


Raspberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

 *printable recipe

1 cup butter, room temperature

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp almond extract

5 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

1 cup white chocolate chips

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup raspberries


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Cream the butter & sugars until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, vanilla and almond extract and mix well together.
  4. Add dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Add white & semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  6. Place cookie dough into separate bowl by breaking into pieces and scatter the raspberries in the dough so they are distributed evenly and do not get smashed up.
  7. Scoop out cookie dough with a spoon or ice cream scoop making sure to grab a couple of raspberries for each cookie.
  8. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake in a 350° oven for 12-15 minutes depending on how big you make your cookies.
    The cookies should be golden brown on the edges and white an fluffy in the centers.10
  10. Cool on a baking rack.
  11. Makes about 48 cookies depending on the size.


These Chocolate Raspberry cookies are a fun and unique twist to the regular chocolate chip cookie!  They will be gobbled up quickly though so be sure and pull some aside for yourself before your family and friends eat them all!


These would be fun to serve to your girlfriends at a Bridal or wedding shower…or serve at your book club meeting!

What are some of your favorite fresh fruits?



  1. Sally Walter says

    Hi! These cookies are yummy, but I found that 5 cups of flour was too much. I had to add some more liquid.

    • Tori says

      I had the exact same issue, and it didn’t go well when I had to add more liquid… Looked like pure crumbs after 5cups of flour.

      • says

        Hmmm..I wonder if it is the altitude. I am at a pretty high altitude here. So we usually need more flour in recipes. Can you try adding a little bit of milk to make it a little less dry? Sorry!

      • Karen says

        I tried adding liquid as well, no go, I should have known 5 cups of flour would make hard cookies. These looked great but were so dissappointing.

  2. Tish Calhoon says

    Hi there….this recipe looks soooo yummy BUT i’m wondering if there is anything I could use in place of almond extract? We have one with peanut allergies! If so, please send me an email. …there are so many recipes that I want to try, but quite a few have some type of peanut something in them.
    Thank you :)

    • says

      You can always leave it out and add a little more vanilla extract. It won’t affect the recipe or the flavor that much and you will still have a great cookie!

    • Penny says

      You can really use any type of extract it’s just for flavor so you could even just use all vanilla extract or even raspberry extract if you wanted.

    • kris says

      I hear you. I have peanut and tree nut allergies…deadly ones. But sometimes the almond flavoring makes all the difference (per my family). I often just swap out for vanilla, but I have found artificial almond flavoring from mc cormicks, and it has no nuts in it at all, and I can taste the flavor. It has make some of my pastries totally different and yummy. Perhaps you want to see if you can find some near you.

  3. says

    For the love of God woman! I’m starving & it’s 11:30pm over here & I see this. I am ready to eat my arm. I am so pinning this to make later.

  4. Heidi says

    Do you know, approx how long these cookies will stay fresh given that they were made with fresh fruit? :0)

    • says

      I would say no longer than a few days. They don’t last long at our house. You could also place some in the freezer and then just pull a few out as needed!

  5. Janice says

    I tried this recipe today and followed it exactly with the exception of the amount of flour, after reading the comments. I started with two cups of flour and added another 1/2 cup at a time until I got a good consistency. I ended up using a total of 3 -1/2 cups. They came out soft and chewy in the center. (I am near sea level.) Very yummy. Good combination of ingredients. Thanks!

  6. says

    Found via Pinterest . .Made these today with the five cups of flower and they came out just fine. Delicious actually.

  7. Alana says

    Where can I find the recipe for the raspberry and choc chip cookies please? These look amazing

    • Rachel says

      Glad I’m not the only one having trouble finding the actual recipe. I would lovvvvve to make these today!

    • Melanie says

      I was able to find it at one time, cause I have the groceries for them. But I can’t find it now that I am ready to make them. Am I missing something??

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