I’ve been searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe for a long time. For me, the perfect cookie is chewy, moist, not overly sweet, filled with chocolate chips, and with just a hint of crisp. I’ve finally found that recipe!
And like all of my favorite recipes, this cookie is easy and quick. It only takes 5 minutes to mix by hand and 10 minutes in the oven.. and tah-dah! Freshly baked, perfectly chewy cookies.
Before popping your cookies into the oven, make sure to nudge a few chocolate chips on top of each cookie. There’s nothing worse than a cookie missing chocolate chips!
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Adapted from allrecipes.com
Makes 20 cookies
1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature
1/3 cup white sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, plus more for topping
1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
2. In a large bowl, mix the butter, white and brown sugar with a spatula until smooth. Add the egg and vanilla extract and mix until incorporated. Dissolve the baking soda in a teaspoon of warm water. Add the dissolved baking soda and salt into the mixture. Add the flour into the mixture in 3 portions, mixing each slowly until fully incorporated. Add the chocolate chips.
3. Using an ice cream scooper or spoon, drop ping-pong-ball sized scoops of cookie dough on a prepared cookie sheet. Top each cookie with 3-4 chocolate chips.
4. Place the cookies in the oven for 10 minutes or until the outer edges are a tad browned. Cool and serve.