This ooey-gooey chocolate center is what gives these giant cookies their “molten lava” name! It’s like a cookie version of a lava cake.
– Butter – Brown sugar – Eggs – Corn syrup
In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer (Handheld works, too!), cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar
Add the eggs one at a time to the creamed butter mixture, and then the corn syrup and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
Using the paddle attachment of the mixer on low speed to fold the ingredients together until a thick dough forms.
Using a 2-inch small cookie scoop, scoop balls of dough on to the cookie sheet. Space them 2 inches apart from each other.