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Crispy chocolate chip cookies
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5 from 3 votes

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These Chocolate Chip Cookies have a rich, golden-brown color and are made with dark chocolate chunks. They are the perfect combo of crispy, and slightly chewy cookies. Perfect with a glass of ice-cold milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate chunk cookies, Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, Classic cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 162cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • stand mixer
  • baking sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter unsalted, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (or 2 baking bars)

Instructions

  • Gather supplies and measure out ingredients.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk all the dry ingredients and set them aside.
  • Melt butter in the microwave.
  • In a stand mixer bowl, add the melted butter, sugars, and extract one at a time.
  • Slowly add in the flour to the wet ingredients.
  • Once dough forms (it will be on the wetter side), fold in chocolate chips or chunks.
  • Form tablespoon-sized balls and line them with at least 2-3" between balls on your baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes checking on them at the 8 minute mark. They might look undercooked but will deepen in color and firm up once cooled. I give a variation in times since ovens and altitudes vary.
  • Allow cookies to cool before baking the remaining cookies.
  • enjoy!

Notes

CAN I FREEZE THE DOUGH?

Yes, this dough can be frozen in log form. Additionally, you can freeze the dough in cookie balls size. Simply line a baking sheet with parchment paper and form tablespoon-sized dough balls. Place balls on the baking sheet and freeze for 2 hours; repeat. Place dough in an air-tight container with the directions for up to 3 months.

CAN THIS DOUGH BE CHILLED?

Yes, you can also chill this dough in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Make sure the dough is tightly wrapped or it will become dry and crumbly.

HOW LONG DO THESE COOKIES LAST?

These cookies are obviously the best warm, out of the oven. However, they do last for 3 days at room temperature in air-tight containers. While they could be pushed longer, the taste does change.

CAN I USE DIFFERENT CHOCOLATE CHIPS?

While I do not recommend changing the base of this cookie dough, swapping out chocolate chip varieties is perfectly okay. You could use white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips or chunks, peanut butter chips, mint chips, or butterscotch chips.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 162cal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg