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Perfectly baked chocolate chip cookies sitting on a silicone baking mat. The cookie is topped with flaky sea salt.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe


  • Author: Beyond Frosting

Description

These are the EASIEST and BEST Chewy Chocolate Chips Cookies. Only 10 minutes to prepare! These cookies is are little bit dense and chewy in the middle. It’s crispy on the edges and soft. It’s  flavored with brown sugar and vanilla, it’s full of gooey chocolate chips and finished with a touch of flaky sea salt.


Ingredients

  • ½ cup (144g) melted butter
  • ½ cup (55g) packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup (48g) granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups (175g) all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup (135g) chocolate chips
  • Flaky sea salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Melt the butter in a microwave-safe bowl for 30-45 seconds. Combine the melted butter with the brown and granulated sugar. Beat on medium speed until well combined, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Next add the egg and vanilla extract and continue beating until well incorporated.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking soda. Stir to combine and slowly add the dry ingredients into the dough, mixing on low speed until dough starts to form.
  4. Before the dough thickens, add the chocolate chips. Beat until incorporated.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or use a silicone baking sheet. Scoop the dough using a large cookie scoop and place on baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes. The center of the cookies should be slightly under baked but not too gooey. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.