Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies · July 27, 2015

SO soft and SO delicious - these Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to be a hit!! { }

Oh boy, do we love Cookies here at our house! The kids are always asking to make a treat with me, so cookies are usually the “go-to” dessert (especially THIS recipe). I love baking with them and don’t mind it at all, especially because we know plenty of people who will help take extra sweets off of our hands. In fact, it’s become tradition to keep a plate of cookies for ourselves and then make the rest to take to neighbors or friends in need. Can’t go wrong making memories with your kids in the kitchen AND serving others too. 😉

Recently, my mom and sisters came to visit in June, and my little sister, Kellyn, said she had a new favorite recipe. She said she found it on Something Swanky who found it on Foodie Crush. She halved it like Ashton did but added oats like it originally called for. She also added 1 cup of milk chocolate chips along with 1 cup semi-sweet chips. The result was AMAZING!! I’m not really sure if it’s better than our typical chocolate chip cookie recipe (I’d have to try them side by side), but it was delicious! I told her I’d take a pic and let the readers be the judge. 😉

If you’re a cookie lover like we are, then I highly suggest trying this recipe. The cookies are so SOFT and tasty!

Good for days Chocolate Chip Cookies
Serves: 48
  • 1 cup butter (at room temp)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 TB hot water
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • ¾-1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  1. With a stand mixer, beat the butter and sugars until smooth.
  2. Add egg one at a time.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in the tablespoon of water. Add the baking soda, salt and the vanilla to your mixer. Mix well
  4. Slowly add the flour and oats until combined.
  5. With a wooden spoon or spatula, mix in your chocolate chip.
  6. Scoop dough by heaping tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto your cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 350 for 9-12 minutes until edges are golden brown. Keep stored in an airtight container and you can enjoy these cookies for days!

Recipe adapted from Foodie Crush and Something Swanky.


SO soft and SO delicious - these Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to be a hit!! { }

Check out those chips!

SO soft and SO delicious - these Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to be a hit!! { }

What I really would like to know is if you’ve tried the recipe for Best Chocolate Chip Cookies and then tried this one to see which was more of a hit. 😉

I’m thinking I need to make both and then have all my Sunday School kids from church over to take a vote! LOL!!

For more great cookie recipes, be sure to check out:

Anyone else addicted to Lofthouse Sugar Cookies?! This copycat recipe tastes just like them making super soft and super addicting sugar cookies! { }

Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies

SOFT and delicious Peanut Butter Cookies - our family's all-time favorite recipe! { }

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Copycat Swig Cookies recipe - one of the best sugar cookies ever! { } Soft cookies with a frosting made from sour cream, powdered sugar, and almond extract.

Copycat Swig Cookies

No matter which cookies are better, they are both delicious which makes them winners in my book!

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I love going through my pics and finding ones with chubby little fingers in them. These ones are from Wesley, my current photo shoot sidekick. LOVE it!!

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Donna Howard

The chocolate chip cookies look good – but I’m true and loyal to the ‘original’ ones from your mom!! I make those so much and they are always such a hit!!! I went in the bank the other day and the clerk said to me how much they appreciate all the things I bring in And then he said our favorite are the chocolate chip cookies. Of course. But I just happen to have rolos and pretzels today so guess what I made them!! Good ole rolo-M&M-pretzels (thank to you!!). They were happy. I don’t know what I would do if I had to bake on my own!!! Love you Kristyn

    Lil' Luna

    You’re are SO sweet, Donna!!! I’m so glad that you love to bake and use so many of the recipes found here on the site!! You are the best!! Love you back!! XO


These look soooo good! I recently found your site and want to make like a million of your recipes! Can’t wait to start trying some!

    Lil' Luna

    So glad you found the site!! I love hearing what readers think of recipes so please come back and let me know. I hope you can find loads of “keeper” recipes!! 😀

Lauren Carter

I love this recipe! For keeps!!!!
will it make a difference if I use rolled oats instead of quick cooking oats? 🙂

    Lil' Luna

    Thanks so much!! I don’t think it would. Enjoy!! Thanks so much!

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