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5 from 11 votes

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is the best recipe for traditional bakery style chocolate chip cookies! They cookies are soft and chewy with crispy edges!
Course Sweets & Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 94kcal
Author Kristine

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1-1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup+ chocolate chips, semi-sweet

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar together until smooth.
  • Add egg and vanilla extract and stir.
  • Stir in baking soda and sea salt.
  • Slowly add flour, half at a time mixing until fully incorporated.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Using a 1.5 TBS cookie scoop, scoop dough onto prepared baking sheets 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, rotating halfway through.
  • Allow cookies to sit on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. 
  • Store in an airtight container for up to one week or freeze.

Notes

*The recipe calls for a minimum of 1/2 cup chocolate chips, feel free to add up to 1 cup of any chip variety.
**Cookie dough may also be frozen. Thaw completely and bring to room temperature prior to baking.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.1g | Protein: 1.1g | Fat: 5.1g | Saturated Fat: 3.2g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 6.9g | Calcium: 1% | Iron: 2%