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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

The best chocolate chip cookies that are soft and chewy in the middle, with the perfect amount of crispiness and bite around the edges.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: cookies
Keyword: boozy desserts, chocolate, chocolate chip cookies, cookies, sugar and cloth
Servings: 24
Calories: 233kcal


  • Mixer
  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Parchment paper


  • 1 cup unsalted butter half melted/soft
  • 1 cup brown sugar tightly packed
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2.75 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1.5 cup chocolate chips & chunks plus more for on top


  • Preheat the oven to 375F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Soften the butter in the microwave in 10 second increments, until it’s about half melted and very soft.
  • Combine the butter with the sugars in the bowl of a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl with a hand mixer and cream for 3-4 minutes on medium speed or until the mixtures has become light and very fluffy.
  • Stir in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and mix the wet ingredients until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl for dry ingredients, mix the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients by hand until completely combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate chunks and/or chips to the mixture.
  • Portion the cookie dough into 2 oz. balls.
  • Place them on the baking sheet with at least 3 inches between them.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow them to cool on the sheet for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove the cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.


  • Yields 16-24 cookies, depending on how large you make them
  • Time: 15 minutes active, 10-12 minutes per sheet of cookies


Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 282IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg