Good n' Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Good n' Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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463 review(s) averaging 4.5. 85% would make again

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I normally prefer my chocolate chip cookies thin and crisp. However, I do sometimes get a hankerin' for a chewy change of pace. When I get that hankerin'....this is the recipe I turn to. Truly the best chewy chocolate chip cookies that I've ever made.

"I make these cookies all the time! My children absolutely love to help us make them. As far as the sugar goes, I think it is just right. If we want very rich cookies, I go with dark brown sugar. If we want lighter cookies, we go with light brown sugar. Either way, they are so incredible! Warm them up and put a dollop of ice cream over top and you have an excellent dessert. Absolutely the best cookies that turn out perfect every time.

As far as my time goes, it is because I end up making 3 different trays of cookies with the recipe, so the bake time is 15 minutes times 3 trays."

- vbchjewel


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2 cups All-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter; melted
1 cup brown sugar; packed
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Vanilla extract
1 Egg
1 Egg yolk
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips; (I use Ghirardelli)

Original recipe makes 18 Servings



Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets or line with either parchment paper or silicon baking pads (e.g., Silpad).

Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.

In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown and white sugars until well blended. Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture until just blended. Stir in the chocolate chips. Chill the dough, then drop 1/4 cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.

Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly browned. Check the cookies after 7 or 8 minutes and rotate the baking sheet for even browning. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Make Ahead Note:

If you want to have ready-to-bake cookies, you can drop cookie dough onto baking sheets covered with wax paper or parchment paper and place in the freezer until the dough is firm. Then, place frozen cookie dough in a plastic bag and keep frozen until ready to bake. Expect the frozen cookies to take a little longer time to bake than normal.


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I mixed flour with the sugar in at the end and the cookies were amazing. Better the second day even.



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This is the only cookie recipe I use. The cookie is chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. This recipe has never failed
aoifee 5 months ago
I'm a newbie and this turns out soo good. So chewy and have enough sweetness in it. I follow the exact recipe and I love it! Thanks!
Delicimous 8 months ago
This is the PERFECT recipe for people like me who prefer their chocolate chip cookies to have the perfect balance of a crisp & chewy cookie. This is the only recipe for chocolate chip cookies I use now. :)
tropicalgal 9 months ago
Amazing! I've never had my cookies turn out so chewey or look so picture perfect! Changed to 1cup dark chips, 1/2 cup white chips, and 1/2 cup pecans.
musicnole 10 months ago
They where not chewy at all and as hard as rocks
becksnzl 10 months ago
Very good cookies. I like to make my cookies a bit smaller so I ended up baking for 11 minutes and they are that perfect almost doneness!!
jenngusrdh 11 month ago
First time I tried making cookies from scratch. .super delicious..tasted like Mc Donalds fresh cookies. Definetly recommend it !!!
anambadla 11 month ago
Have used this recipe for years good I'm making 300 cookies as favors for my wedding reception!
Cpetrovi 11 month ago
I've been following this recipe for a few years now and it never fails. Instead of two cups of chocolate chips, I use one cup of chocolate chips, 3/4 cup of peanut butter chips and 1/4 cup of toffee chips.
vanessamerjudio-david 11 month ago
This is an amazing recipe! The cookies crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside.
Pyromaniac777 11 month ago
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