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Recipe For Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate-chip-cookies, cookie-recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Dough Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 27 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup salted or unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips, plus ½ cup divided


  • Sift together flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl using an electric mixer, cream together butter, granulated and brown sugar with vanilla. Beat on medium-high speed until light beige in color, around 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Stop and scrape the side of bowl, periodically.
  • Lower the speed of the mixer and gradually add sifted dry ingredients until fully combined. After all is added beat for 30-60 seconds.
  • Mix in chocolate chips by hand. Place into an airtight container and chill for 2 hours or overnight.
  • To bake: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper.
  • Use a 2 oz ice cream or cookie scoop to divide the dough. Place at least 2 inches apart on pan. Press additional chocolate chips from extra ½ cup chips, into dough mounds.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on pan for 5 minutes then remove to cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Store at room temperature in an airtight container.