The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever

Ok, I’m a sucker for chocolate chip cookies.

And I confess I’ve eaten a ridiculous amount of cookies in my lifetime.

I’ve also tried a bunch of chocolate chip cookie recipe variations over the years. And this recipe is, by far, my favorite one.

the best chocolate chip cookies ever

The cookies are light and chewy. The chocolate chips melt in your mouth. And, of course, you can make a big batch and eat them for days. If you feel so inclined.

the best chocolate chip cookies ever

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36
Calories 85 kcal


  • 300 Grams All-Purpose Flour (2 1/2 Cups)
  • 4 Grams Baking Soda (1 Teaspoon)
  • 3 Grams Salt (1/2 Teaspoon)
  • 142 Grams Butter – Softened (10 Tablespoons)
  • 213 Grams Brown Sugar – Packed (1 Cup)
  • 94 Grams Powdered Sugar (3/4 Cup)
  • 8 Grams Vanilla Extract (2 Teaspoons)
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 300 Grams Milk Chocolate Chips (1 3/4 Cups)


  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Use an electric hand mixer to combine butter, brown sugar, and powdered sugar until fluffy.
  • With the mixer running, slowly add eggs and vanilla. Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • With the mixer running, gradually add flour mixture. Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Use a large mixing spoon to fold in chocolate chips.
  • To keep cookies from spreading, chill dough for an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 330° F (165° C).
  • Use a medium cookie scoop (about 1 1/2 Tablespoons) to drop cookie dough onto lightly greased baking sheets.
  • Bake cookies for 12 to 14 minutes until the edges turn a light gold color.


Note that the cookies will finish baking on the cookie sheets after you take them out of the oven. Let the cookies sit for 3 to 5 minutes before serving. 
Also, if you don’t want your cookies to go flat in the oven, chill the dough in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours prior to baking. 
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did You Try It?

These are my favorite chocolate chip cookies, but are they your favorite cookies, too? I want to know! Do you have a better recipe? Maybe some suggestions for making the ultimate chocolate chip cookie? Tell me in the comments below!