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The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • 8 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar (I like to use raw cane sugar with a coarser texture)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (more as needed – see video)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (but I always add a little extra)
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips (I use a combination of chocolate chips and chocolate chunks)
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    Calories460Calories from Fat210
    Total Fat23g35%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat210
    Total Carbohydrate63g21%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jenn Bigelow 7 days ago
    Turned out perfectly… pro tip put the dough in the fridge for a bit before baking to let the gluten rest
    Knutson a month ago
    Really soft and my brother and I made it for a day trip yum
    Anissa May a month ago
    Delicious! Nice and soft on the inside, used quite a bit more flour as dough didn’t come together, still tasted great though
    Christopher Gass a month ago
    Came out very soft. Needed about 2 extra minutes in the oven. The cookies didn't spread much, but they taste great
    Artlyn 3 months ago
    it turned out really well!
    Nadeen 4 months ago
    I love these cookies!! For some reason, the middle always seems undercooked but it tastes amazing still. I just can’t figure out why it’s always like that.
    Gary Zorko 4 months ago
    Really excellent recipe. Don't skimp on the time to cream the butter and sugars, and get them out of the oven just as the edges start to turn.
    Twonnette 4 months ago
    Great! Everyone loved them!
    Daniel Black 4 months ago
    Fantastic recipe! So soft and Tasty! I added a little cinnamon and nutmeg and they turned out perfect! Made a double batch!
    Carrie E. 4 months ago
    best chocolate chip I've ever made. Have always aimed for a fluffy cookie and this is the one!
    Elsie Quaye 5 months ago
    Amazing, Amazing, Amazing. i am more of a cook and not really a baker but whem i tried this recipes whooooooo!!! so good!!!!
    Melissa S. 5 months ago
    They were good, almost too soft haha
    Alissa Sinclair 6 months ago
    Love this quick recipe. I switch the amounts for the white and brown sugar. I always do half and half for the chocolate chips rotating what I have in my pantry. Currently I’m using mini milk chocolate and dark chocolate chips
    Ann Hill-Marsh 6 months ago
    very delicious! very soft! my whole family loved them. I did add walnuts 😉
    Trenton M. 6 months ago
    Awesome Best cookies I’ve had
    Paul Curd 6 months ago
    Fantastic. Fluffy and just right. As directions say “Don’t over bake”
    Erin J. 6 months ago
    Best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever made!
    Jonathan G. 6 months ago
    great nice and fluffy cookies
    Dawnie 6 months ago
    So Yummly!!! My new favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe!
    Trisha Dill 7 months ago
    These are by far the BEST cookies we have ever made. My husband made me print the recipe so we never forget it!
    Fong Sien 8 months ago
    Yummly!!!!!! I alternated/switched the amounts for the white & brown sugars, added 1/2 tsp baking powder and made different sized cookies - I’ve always liked mini cookies and so does my daughter and, of course, adjusted time per size. I also added some craisins to some of them. Delicious!!
    Melissa L 8 months ago
    Turned out so good! So soft and chewy. I used unsalted butter instead and just 1/2 cup brown sugar. The husband loved them..
    HAC 9 months ago
    Good. Not as flavors me as other recipes but they had nice body
    BOIIII 9 months ago
    Amazing! Turned out really good!
    J Collier 10 months ago
    They turned out great! I made them with my daughter and she enjoyed it. Really easy to make.
    Kyra Keiser 10 months ago
    Wonderful!! For a late night craving this is my family’s go to. They really are the best
    Erica Walker a year ago
    My new go to cookie recipe!! I added more salt because I love a salty chocolate chip cookie
    Kiwi a year ago
    really great!!!!1 easy and fun!
    lizzy M a year ago
    turned out great judt the way i like them nice and soft
    Sarah B a year ago
    Soft cookie perfection!