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The BEST Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The massive amazing reviews are in, and these perfect soft, buttery and unbelievably BEST Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies are the BEST you will ever find!
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 252kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder and baking soda and put aside.
  • In the bowl of your mixer, add butter and both granulated and brown sugars and cream together for 3-4 minutes on high until light and fluffy.
  • Next add in eggs one at a time beating until incorporated. Then add in pure vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  • Turn down your mixer to low and add in flour mixture in three intervals beating after each addition until well-combined. Lastly, add in chocolate chips.
  • Place dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Two hours is even better.
  • Scoop cookie dough in balls the size of a tablespoon and place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet at least 1 1/2 inches apart.
  • Bake 10-13 minutes then allow cookies to cool for at least 4-5 minutes then serve.

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Notes

Do not skip the chilling of the dough.  It is crucial for making sure that your dough doesn't spread too much creating a thin cookie which is nothing like the chewy cookie you want here.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg