Chocolate Chip Cookies: A Classic Recipe for Soft, Chewy Treats

Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Chocolate chip cookies are a timeless treat that has been enjoyed by generations. This classic recipe yields soft, chewy cookies with a perfect balance of chocolate and sweetness. The key to achieving the perfect texture is to chill the dough for at least 30 minutes before baking. This allows the gluten to relax, resulting in cookies that are soft and chewy, not tough and crumbly.

How to Make Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies ?

Secrets to Soft and Chewy Cookies:

Timing is Key: Remove the cookies from the oven just before they appear fully baked. The center should still look slightly moist. The residual heat will continue cooking the cookies, resulting in a soft, chewy texture once they cool completely.

Measure Flour Accurately: Overmeasuring flour leads to dry, dense, or crumbly cookies. Use a measuring cup and level it off with a knife to ensure accurate measurement.

Preventing Flat Cookies:

Use Cool Room Temperature Butter: Start with butter at a cool room temperature, not too soft or greasy. Overly soft butter will melt and spread the cookies too much, resulting in flat cookies.

Chill the Dough: Refrigerate the cookie dough for 24-48 hours. This ‘marination’ process thickens, chews up, and enhances the flavor of the cookies. It also allows you to prepare the dough ahead of time.

Note: Chilling is optional, but it significantly improves the texture and flavor of the cookies.
By following these tips, you can create bakery-style chocolate chip cookies that are soft, chewy, and bursting with chocolate flavor. Enjoy!”

Chocolate Chip Cookies: A Classic Recipe for Soft, Chewy Treats

These classic chocolate chip cookies are soft, chewy, and full of chocolate flavor.

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Cook Time 12 min Total Time 12 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 24



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.

  2.  In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.

  3.  Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips.

  4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.

  5.  Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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