Monday, June 28, 2010

Doubletree Copycats

Thanks to my friend Anna at Cookie Madness for posting this recipe. These are excellent and very much like the real Doubletree cookies. A word of warning, though. The cookies will not stay fresh for more than a day. I did not have any brittle bits, and I did not miss them. Be sure to refrigerate the dough for at least 3 hours.


1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 scant teaspoon salt
4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold – cut up
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup Bits of Brittle
3/4 cups walnuts toasted and chopped
1 1/8 cups oatmeal (measure, then grind in a coffee grinder or food processor)

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
Cream butter and sugars in large mixer bowl. Add egg and vanilla and stir until mixed.
Add flour mixture and oatmeal gradually, stirring until incorporated. Stir in Heath Bits, Chocolate Chips, and nuts. Scoop dough up with a quarter cup measure and shape into big balls. Press them slightly to make discs. Set the discs on a plate and chill for a few hours or until firm.
Place on parchment lined cookie sheets about 3 inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-13 minutes. Cookies should still be slightly underdone. Move to wax paper lined counter to cool, do not use wire racks. 
Yields 8 cookies.


  1. I'm (embarrassingly) not sure I've had doubletree cookies before. I'm intrigued by the fact that these are only good for a day...might make a good cookie to bring to a big party. Love your blog!

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  3. I love the bits o brittle in chocolate chips! Such a yummy touch!

  4. Annas blog was one of the first I'd ever visited! She rocks and her cookies are awesome! I'll bet these are great, thanks!

  5. Oh, now this is one recipe i really want to try. Do you know I am tempted to stay at one of their hotels JUST for the cookie? I'm crazy like that LOL

  6. I have never heard of doubletree cookies, but they do look tempting....I don't know if even I could eat them all in one day, although I would give it my best shot!

  7. I've not heard of doubletree cookies either but these look amazing. I'm a real cookie-holic so I'm biased :)

  8. These are delicious! Please write back after you have tried them.

    Serendipity- It probably would have been better for my waistline to share these, but they were so good! Of course I ate them after the first day even though they weren't as tasty.

    Cups- Thanks for stopping by. I still need to try your Twix bar cookie recipe!

    Debi- I think this is one of her best recipes!

    HH- If you make these yourself you can have 8 instead of the 1 they limit you to at check in (2 if you're nice!).

    Dennis- These are so good that I'm sure you could find someone to help...

    Addict- They are amazing! Enjoy :)

  9. Sorry to say I've never sampled the Doubletree Cookies but they sound delicious. I love the small batch this recipe makes. With only 8 cookies there's no danger of any lasting more than a day to get stale. :) Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  10. Fabulous looking cookies! Never heard of them...