Indulge in the delightful world of baking with this classic Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe. These cookies are the perfect blend of chewy and soft, with a heavenly combination of buttery sweetness and rich chocolate chips. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe is straightforward and yields mouthwatering results. Gather your ingredients, preheat the oven, and embark on a journey to create irresistible homemade chocolate chip cookies that are sure to become a favorite treat for family and friends. Let’s dive into the joy of baking and savor the simple pleasures of life with each delicious bite.
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add this dry mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
- Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the cookie dough.
- Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving enough space between each cookie.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Be careful not to overbake to keep the cookies soft and chewy.
- Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to wire racks to cool completely.
- Enjoy your homemade chocolate chip cookies with a glass of milk or your favorite beverage!
I hope you enjoy making and eating these delicious chocolate chip cookies!