Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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 Cookies by ohmyomiyage

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies by ohmyomiyage

Chewy chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe by ohmyomiyage

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Adapted from
Makes 20 cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature
1/3 cup white sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 egg
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.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies by ohmyomiyage


4 thoughts on “Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    • Oh yay! I’m so glad they worked out for you :) Aren’t they the easiest?! I was so surprised when I discovered I could get my chocolate fix without much effort!

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