The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups semisweet and/or milk chocolate chips

Chocolate Chip Cookies


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda.
  3. In a separate large bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and salt until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  5. Gradually blend in the flour mixture, then fold in the chocolate chips.
  6. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. Let cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • Use high-quality chocolate chips for the best flavor.
  • Chill the dough for at least an hour before baking for thicker cookies.
  • Experiment with adding nuts, dried fruit, or even sprinkling sea salt on top before baking.


Double Chocolate Chip Cookies:

Replace half of the chocolate chips with cocoa powder for an extra rich and decadent treat.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies:

Add a cup of oats to the dough for a chewier texture and nutty flavor.

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies:

Use vegan butter and a flax or chia egg substitute to make a dairy-free version of these classic cookies.


These ultimate chocolate chip cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and become a family favorite. Whether you enjoy them warm out of the oven or dunked in a glass of milk, this recipe is a classic that can be customized to suit your tastes. Give it a try and enjoy the deliciousness!

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