The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Cookies are definitely the ultimate easy bake! Made with a mix of brown sugar and granulated sugar, these cookies are soft, gooey, and perfectly sweet. They are generously loaded with plenty of your favorite chocolate chips that truly makes these cookies melt in your mouth. There’s really nothing you can’t help but love about these super simple chocolate chip cookies. The true secret is all in the combination of brown sugar, granulated sugar, and butter which keep these cookies incredibly flavorful and so delicious. Enjoy them with a large scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream or just a glass of your favorite milk. Perfect for any occasion…or just whenever you’re in need of a deliciously sweet and chocolate-y cookie. They’re SO good and guaranteed to be everyone’s new favorite!

five cookies on a wire cooling rack with two glasses of milk

About The Recipe

If there’s one thing you all should know about us, it’s that we absolutely adore everything chocolate in this household. From our Chocolate Cake to our Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bars, there’s definitely no shortage of chocolate recipes on our blog.

These cookies are no exception! They are loaded with lots of chocolate chips to give them the best flavor ever.

Not only are they super simple to make, they are a definite crowd pleaser.

eight cookies on a wire cooling rack with flowers, milk glasses, and napkin

Actually, this recipe has been baked and enjoyed for 30 years! So, when we say it’s the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe, we mean it! When they are fresh out of the oven, they are soft, ultra chocolate-y, just enough cookie to hold it together, and perfect to dunk in a glass of milk.

Once they are cooled though, they are even better! They’ll even hold up to ice cream.

I can remember my mom making ice cream sandwiches from this recipe. It was SO good.

She would even just bring the cookies to school to feed the whole class. Everyone would ask for the recipe!

a cookie with a bite out of it, more cookies behind and a hand grabbing a cookie

I mean, who doesn’t love an ultra chocolate-y cookie? I know I do!

So, if you’re a chocolate lover…or just know a chocolate lover, these cookies are for you! Super simple, pantry staples, and SO good.

Equipment Neeeded

  • A Mixer
  • Baking Sheets
  • Parchment Paper
  • Mixing Bowls

Ingredients

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate Chips
chocolate chips, brown sugar, flour, butter, sugar, eggs, baking powder, vanilla, and salt on a marble counter

Instructions

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.

In a mixer bowl with the beater attachment, beat the butter and both sugars until the mixture is light and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Stir in the vanilla.

Add the flour mixture in small amounts, stirring well after each addition.

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Now, using a medium-large cookie scoop, spoon out cookies onto a lined baking sheet. Gently press down each cookie and bake at 375 for about 10-15 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.

What To Serve With These Cookies

My favorite thing about chocolate chip cookies is that they go with almost everything! But, here is a small list to give you some ideas.

  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Milk
  • Coffee

How To Store

You can keep these cookies in an airtight container or sealable bag on the counter for about 5-7 days before they go stale. You could also freeze them to give them a longer shelf life!

What To Do With The Leftovers…

Chocolate Chip Cookies are about as diverse of a dessert/snack as you can get! From making ice cream sandwiches, milkshakes, crumbling them into brownies… The possibiltles are pretty much limitless!

Substitutions

  • No chocolate chips? No problem! You can chop up a chocolate bar and have the same thing.
  • If you don’t have unsalted butter, you can use salted. Just forgo adding the salt.
cookies on a wire cooling rack with milk and flowers

Expert Tips

  • Make sure to preheat your oven!
  • Remember to set out the eggs and butter early so they can come to room temperature.
  • Don’t over mix the cookies.
  • Put about 9 cookies per pan.
  • When baking, turn the cookies about halfway through their cook time to make sure each cookie browns evenly.

When you make these Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies, leave a comment down below! We love hearing from you and answering any questions you might have! Also, be sure to tag us on social media and hashtag it #BakersTable.

five cookies on a wire cooling rack with two glasses of milk

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Traci
Perfectly sweet, lots of chocolate, and SO good! These Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to become your new favorite!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 203 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 18 ounces chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line sheet pans with parchment and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt together. Set aside.
  • In a mixer with beater attachment, cream butter and sugars. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Add flour mixture, a little at a time, stirring until combined.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough with cookie scoop onto prepared pans.
  • Flatten slightly.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Remove cookies from baking sheets and place on cooling rack to cool.

Notes

Substitutions:
  • No chocolate chips? No problem! You can chop up a chocolate bar and have the same thing.
  • If you don't have unsalted butter, you can use salted. Just forgo adding the salt.
Expert Tips:
  • Make sure to preheat your oven!
  • Remember to set out the eggs and butter early so they can come to room temperature.
  • Don't over mix the cookies.
  • Put about 9 cookies per pan.
  • When baking, turn the cookies about halfway through their cook time to make sure each cookie browns evenly.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 203kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 112mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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