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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best chocolate chip cookies, chewy chocolate chip cookies, homemade chocolate chip cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 230 kcal
These Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies are the ultimate homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe. With no chilling time, they are ready in a jiffy! 


  • 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 white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups semi-sweet or milk chocolate , chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line insulated cookies sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a large mixing bowl and using an electric hand mixer, cream together melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar.
  4. Beat in vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy. Do not over mix.
  5. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended.
  6. Stir in chopped chocolate by hand.
  7. Using a 2 tablespoons cookie dough scoop, place 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 15 - 17 minutes or until the edges are lightly toasted. Cookies might still look slightly undercooked cooked, that is ok. You don't want to overcook them.
  9. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before carefully transfering to cooling racks.
  10. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from AllRecipes. 

Nutrition Facts
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Potassium 110mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 4.1%
Calcium 2.2%
Iron 8.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.