Everyone Deserves a Warm Welcome
Now at-home bakers can create this warm and comforting treat in their own kitchens!
For over 50 years travelers, worldwide, have looked forward to receiving a fresh from the oven, warm chocolate chip cookie welcome when they arrive at DoubleTree hotels. DoubleTree bakes over 30 MILLION of these cookies every year to give to guests when they check into their hotels. It’s no wonder that copycat recipes for the famous DoubleTree Signature Cookies have been shared online for years, but they only came close.
Now Hilton released the official version for you to create at home. Yes, we have the official bake-at-home recipe for the DoubleTree by Hilton beloved and delicious chocolate chip cookie for you. There are even a couple of secret ingredients!
Signature DoubleTree Cookie Recipe
A warm chocolate chip cookie can’t solve everything, but it can bring a moment of comfort and happiness. —Shawn McAteer
Makes 26 cookies
- ½ pound of butter, softened (2 sticks)
- ¾ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 ¼ cups flour
- ½ cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Pinch of cinnamon
- 2 ⅔ cups Nestle Tollhouse semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 ¾ cups chopped walnuts
- Cream butter, sugar and brown sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
- Add eggs, vanilla and lemon juice, blending with mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then medium speed for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy, scraping down bowl.
- With mixer on low speed, add flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, blending for about 45 seconds. Don’t overmix.
- Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
- Portion dough with a scoop (about 3 tablespoons) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about 2 inches apart.
- Preheat oven to 300°F. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
- Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet for about 1 hour.
Cook’s note: You can freeze the unbaked DoubleTree cookies, and there’s no need to thaw. Preheat oven to 300°F and place frozen cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
Did you know that there are 29 recipes from around the world that all start with a singular key ingredient—the DoubleTree Cookie at Hilton’s Press Center? Check it out and you will find some unique ways to use these cookies for more than dunking in a cold glass of milk!