3 stacks of chocolate chip cookies on brown parchment

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The most classic, popular cookie around! With all that chocolatey goodness how could it not be!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocoalte chip, chocolate, christmas cookies, cookies, holiday cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 309 kcal
Author Deana Kabakibi


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees (190C). Prepare a parchment lined baking sheet.

  2. In a larger bowl, cream butter and sugars together until they are light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each.

  3. In small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Add this mix to the butter mix gradually until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Use a tablespoon sized amount of dough for each cookie.

  4. Stir in chocolate chips. Use a tablespoon sized amount of dough for each cookie. Roll into a ball and place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

  5. Bake for 10-12 min or until just set. Try not to overbake.

Recipe Notes

You want to remove them from the oven right when they're just set (no longer raw). This will produce the softest, chewiest result. If they stay in longer they will become more fluffy.