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Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies that are soft, loaded with chocolate chips and turn out perfectly every time! This easy chocolate chip cookie recipe is made with butter (no shortening) and other basic ingredients and no chilling is required.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 126kcal


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 325°.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together in a medium mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the butter, brown sugar and sugar together with an electric mixer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla, egg and egg yolk and beat for another 2-3 minutes, until the mixture is light and creamy.
  • Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix together just until combined. Don't overmix!
  • Add the chocolate chips and stir in with a spoon.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop out the cookie dough onto greased cookie sheets or cookie sheets lined with a silicone baking mat.
  • Bake for about 13-15 minutes or until the edges barely begin to turn brown.
  • Cool for a few minutes on the cookie sheets before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 46mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.7mg