Cornmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies With Fennel Seeds

We're pretty sure you've never thought of combining cornmeal, fennel seeds and chocolate chips to make an incredible cookie creation.


  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, toasted and finely ground
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup fine grind yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together butter with sugar. Mix in the egg. Add the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and fennel seeds on medium speed until just combined. Stir in chocolate chunks.
  2. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the dough onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for about 15 minutes, rotating once halfway through. The edges should be golden and your kitchen should smell heavenly!