The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Ever

Total Time:
40 min
20 min
5 min
15 min

36 cookies

  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Line baking sheets with parchment or silicone baking sheets or spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.

Put the flour, baking soda, and salt into a bowl and stir it with a whisk to combine. Set aside.

Using a hand or stand mixer, beat the butter until it is lighter in color. Slowly add in sugars and beat until it is light and fluffy. Add the eggs 1 at a time and beat until they are incorporated. Stir in the vanilla. Add the flour mixture using low speed, then stir in the chocolate chips. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake until the cookies are lightly browned around the edges, about 12 to 15 minutes. Let the cookies cool for a few minutes and then transfer them to wire racks to cool completely.

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Loved these cookies!! I used one cup of chocolate chips instead of two because my kids like more cookie then chip and they loved it! Crunchy on the outside and chewy in the center...perfect! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I will be making these cookies often. I have been making your Knock You Naked Brownies when I need a chocolate fix. These cookies do the same thing for me! Absolutely love them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are by far the best cookies I've ever made, I bring them to work and give to friends otherwise I would eat them all by myself. I made one change the second time I made them and instead of 1 1/2 Cups of light brown sugar I used a 1/2 cup of dark brown. These cookies came out very flat and crispy and were delicious too. Love them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Double the vanilla, add instant pistachio pudding, and almonds....NOW you have the best chocolate chip cookie ever!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make these all the time, by far the best cookie recipe I've found. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Deeelicious! You bite with a crunch and once your teeth hit the center you then get the chewy; oh so good. I tested with the light and dark brown sugars and did notice a little difference. It's a matter of individual preference.. I suggest one test by tasting when warm and also once room temperature. Personally, I like the dark brown sugar the best because it gives the cookie a slightly richer flavor. I've noticed some comments about the cookie being too flat. If your butter is too soft or even a little runny, that will make the cookie flat. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Amazing, chewy and soft item not reviewed by moderator and published
The recipe is a good one, but they can come out flat. You can do something simple to ensure a beautiful, puffy cookie that's crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside... your dough and trays should be ice cold before they go into a hot oven! Pauline@thebettercrumb. item not reviewed by moderator and published
my cookies almost burned up!!!!!! and they got all sticky.....definatly dont like all! didnt like it...not the best chocolate chip cookie recipe..actually its the worst...:( item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not very good. Very thin and disappointing. The title was very misleading, these were NOT the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever had, not even close. In fact, they were probably the worst cookies I have ever had in my life. They brought back very painful memories of my past, from which I may never recover. Step up your game food network. #disappointed. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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