Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (The Best)
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (The Best)
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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (The Best)

15 MIN
1 H
16 cookies



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line two or three baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In another bowl, combine the butter and both sugars with a wooden spoon. Add the eggs and stir until smooth. Stir in the dry ingredients and chocolate. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
  4. Using a 3-tbsp (45 ml) ice cream scoop, spoon five to six balls of dough on each baking sheet, spacing them out evenly.
  5. Bake one sheet at a time for 8 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned all over. They will still be very soft in the centre. Cool completely on the baking sheet.


Do not cook more than one sheet at a time.


  1. I’ve made this recipe at least 20 times. They are now a family favorite! Don’t bake too much as they harden once cooling. I also add a little less sugar than on the recipe. It’s a must try !

  2. My cookies weren't very good. They turned out pretty hard

  3. i cant not raite good how i am gonna do lol

  4. These cookies are really good! I did have to lessen the sugar because they are on the sweeter side, but really soft and chewy! The bad reviews seem like they went askew somewhere because there are really good!

  5. These are simply the best tasting chocolate chip cookie!! The melted butter/brown sugar combo give them a caramel flavor! Also cooking in isolation makes you more resourceful. I had left over Lindt bunnies from Easter and I crushed them up into chunks and used them! Divine!!! Make sure you chill the dough for an hour!!

  6. Can't say I'm a massive fan of these. Made a double batch and included vanilla extract but despite the chilled dough, cookies came out greasy, flat, and a little unsightly.

  7. Another “The Best” recipe that worked out beautifully!! Question: How long can the dough stay in the fridge? Thank you!

  8. I followed the instructions precisely. Cookies turned out great! I measured out the ingredients using the kitchen scales, to make sure of precision. I was slightly worried after seeing very negative comments among the very positive ones. But having made this cookie myself I am now certain that negative reviewers did something wrong. As to the result - I'd reduce sugar a bit, as I find them to be on the sweeter side. And my oven required about 11 min for a larger cookie, and 9 min for smaller sized batch.

  9. Coronavirus baking craziness... Made these and made just one tiny change to the recipe. I used Lindt orange chocolate, since I didn't have any chocolate chips and they were a huge hit at home. The kiddos LOVed them. Thank you mucho ;)

  10. I'm definitely one of those people who struggle with baking but I'm working on it. My cookies turned out very flat. I'm wondering if it was because my eggs were on the large side? Also did not have parchment paper so I buttered my pans. Maybe that created some issues. I would like to try again based on everyone's rave reviews!

  11. I had to make many adjustments and they still ended up plain and they didn’t set properly. I definitely have made better with different recipes.

  12. These are really some of the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve made and had. It’s become my new go-to recipe. I do like adding a bit of vanilla but even without it these cookies are delicious. For those who give this a bad rating, I strongly believe they aren’t following the recipe correctly; like the lady who said she set her own baking temperature and time and it turned to “soup.”

  13. super delicious, my kids love them!

  14. Simple, easy .. THE BEST !

  15. I just tried this recipe for Santa cookies and they came out perfect! My oven is extremely old and temperamental and everything I bake is a gamble. I did accidentally put the mix in the freezer instead of the fridge for an hour and had to let them sit out for a bit but maybe that's what the secret was for my oven! I did add a splash of vanilla and omitted the chocolate chips because my son wanted plain cookies,

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