Pomegranate and Coffee
Chocolate Chip Cookies

A new in-house favorite, these cookies have a burst of flavor that comes from whole pomegranate seeds mixed with chocolate chips and (of course) coffee. This creative combination comes from the kitchen of food scientist Katie Rosenberg.


  • 50 grams caster sugar
  • 50 grams lights brown sugar
  • 57 grams butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 96 grams strong white flour
  • 8 grams finely ground coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 43 grams pomegranate seeds
  • 80 grams dark chocolate chunks


1. Cream the two sugars together with the butter.

2. Mix in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.

3. Combine all dry ingredients in a separate bowl and mix into the creamed mixture.

4. Fold in the chocolate and pomegranate seeds.

5. Put the batter into the fridge for 30 minutes - 1 hour.

6. Roll the dough into small balls and flatten them out slightly on the top.

7. Put the cookies onto a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

8. Bake at 180C/fan 160C gas 4 or 8-10 minutes.