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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crispy golden brown edges, chewy centers. Amazing straight from the oven room temperature or frozen. The perfect mix of brown sugar, vanilla bean paste and chocolate chips, these cookies are ready to go in the oven in minutes.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18


  • 280 grams all-purpose flour (2-1/4 cups)
  • 4 grams baking soda (3/4 teaspoon)
  • 3 grams baking powder (1/2 teaspoon)
  • 5 grams sea salt (1 teaspoon)
  • 226 grams unsalted butter (1 cup OR 2 sticks), room temperature
  • 100 grams granulated sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 200 grams packed light brown sugar (1 cup)
  • 10 grams vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract (2 teaspoons)
  • 100 grams egg (2 large), room temperature
  • 320 grams semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 cups)


  • Add all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt to small mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Add unsalted butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar to stand mixer. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add vanilla bean paste and beat on low just until incorporated.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and beat on low just until incorporated.
  • Remove bowl from stand mixer.
  • Add half the flour mixture and fold in with a large spatula just until incorporated. Add remaining flour mixture and fold in just until incorporated. Do not over mix.
  • Fold in the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  • Chill dough in refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or silpat baking mats.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, drop cookie dough balls on prepared cookie sheets, 6 per tray. Do not press cookies down
  • Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges are golden and cookies are set in the center.
  • Remove cookie sheets from oven and cool on wire racks for several minutes. Remove cookies from cookie sheets
Keyword chocolate chip cookie, cookies, semi-sweet chocolate chips