Best Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe | Easy Homemade Treat

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Welcome to our kitchen, where we’re making Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, one of the world’s most adored sweets. These cookies are the embodiment of comfort and nostalgia, featuring the perfect balance of buttery dough and gooey chocolate chips. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or are just in the mood for a sweet indulgence, this recipe will satisfy your appetite for a classic treat with each mouthful. So, let’s turn on the ovens, grab our supplies, and set off on a baking expedition that will undoubtedly fill your house with the enticing scent of warm cookies.

Ingredients to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.

One at a time, beat in the eggs until well incorporated.

In a another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until just mixed after adding the dry ingredients in small amounts to the wet mixture.

If using, stir in the chopped walnuts and chocolate chips.

Place rounded portions of cookie dough 2 inches apart on the baking sheet that has been prepped.

Bake in the preheated oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. There will still be some softness in the cores.

After being taken out of the oven, the cookies should rest for a few minutes on the baking sheet before being moved to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Yield: About 24 cookies

Nutritional Information (per cookie, assuming yield of 24):

Calories: 180
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 30mg
Sodium: 135mg
Total Carbohydrates: 23g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 15g
Protein: 2g

Please note that nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes.

Additional Tips:

Classic Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

– For extra chewy cookies, slightly underbake them and let them cool on the baking sheet.

– You can substitute chocolate chips with chopped dark chocolate for a richer flavor.

– To make gluten-free cookies, use a gluten-free flour blend instead of all-purpose flour.


And there you have it – a batch of heavenly Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies ready to steal the spotlight at any gathering or provide comfort during quiet moments. Buttery deliciousness and melty chocolate chips together are a classic combination that never goes out of style. Feel free to customize these cookies to your heart’s content – try different types of chocolate, add a pinch of sea salt on top before baking, or even experiment with adding your favorite nuts or dried fruits. Share these lovely creations with your loved ones without thinking twice, and watch their faces light up with happiness. Happy baking, and may your kitchen forever be filled with the aroma of warm cookies straight from the oven!

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