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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 

This recipe actually IS The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, tried and tested by tens of thousands of readers with simple easy delicious ingredients and yields thick, chewy chocolate chip cookies.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 220 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 tsp salt ( use 1/2 tsp if you are using salted butter)
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1.  Preheat your oven to 350 °F. Get out your baking sheets and line with parchment paper.

  2. Cream together your butter and sugar until it’s light and fluffy. Add in the eggs and vanilla, mixing thoroughly. .
  3. Whisk together the dry ingredients ,then beat them into the butter mixture until combined completely.

  4. When that is done, fold in the two cups of chocolate chips by hand, and prepare to put them on the parchment paper lined cookie sheets.

  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto the baking sheets.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown and slightly underdone. Cool on the sheets completely. Store in closed containers 

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Recipe Notes

You can substitute in any type of chocolate chips that you want in this recipe.

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Nutrition Facts
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Potassium 114mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 2.9%
Calcium 2.2%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.