Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our all-time FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe! These soft, chewy and delicious chocolate chip cookies are perfect for any occasion and truly knock the socks off of anyone who tries them.

This is the recipe we get asked for more than any other! This classic chocolate chip cookie is soft, chewy and made with pantry staples. Be sure to check out some of our other classic cookie recipes, like snickerdoodles and sugar cookies.

Chocolate chip cookies on plate

all-time family favorite

Let’s begin by making a true statement: I have yet to meet someone who does love COOKIES!

And more specifically, I have yet to meet someone who hasn’t fallen in love with today’s recipe for our CLASSIC chocolate chip cookies.

We got this recipe decades ago from a family friend, and it’s been loved and adored ever since. Any time I make these cookies, I am asked for the recipe right away.

It’s simple – it’s quick – and the taste is AMAZING!!

I use this recipe as the base to almost every cookie recipe I make. It’s just good and soft! I know it works, and I have a feeling you’ll love this recipe because I’ve had hundreds (if not thousands) tell me the same thing. 😉

Chocolate chip cookie dough process pic

How to make

Like all the recipes on this site, these cookies are simple. They take about 10 minutes to make!

Ingredients include: white sugar, brown sugar, butter (at room temperature), oil, large eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt, vanilla, flour and the most important ingredient of all – chocolate chips! Just gather your ingredients and these cookies will made in no time.

PREHEAT. Preheat oven to 350.

CREAM. Begin by creaming butter, oil and sugars (brown and granulated sugar) in a stand mixer. Add eggs and mix on low speed until fluffy.

DRY INGREDIENTS. Add the remaining ingredients – baking soda, baking powder, salt, vanilla extract and flour and. Mix until combined and then add chocolate chips (we like to do a mix of milk chocolate and semisweet chocolate chips). Scoop cookie dough balls onto a greased cookie sheet.

NOTE: The key to making the cookies look pretty is to add a few chocolate chips on top of the scooped or rolled cookie dough. 😉

Bake for 7-9 minutes and let cool on cookie racks or wire racks. Voila – the best chocolate chip cookies!!

Cookie dough in Kitchen-Aid

We all know everyone likes their cookies a certain way – whether it’s soft, crunchy, large, small, chewy, crunchy, etc. Here are some tips to change up some things to get them just how you like them.

  • FLAVOR – change it up by adding different chocolate chips. We love the white chocolate chip + butterscotch chip combo!!
  • CHEWINESS – Instead of 1 cup sugar + 1 cup brown sugar, try using ½ cup sugar + 1 ½ cups brown sugar. Makes them a bit more chewy!
  • DRY-NESS – DO NOT pack your flour. Fluff flour and then spoon into measuring cup making sure to level off before adding to your cookie dough. Any more than 3 cups is too much flour and will make the dough too dry.
  • CRISPY-NESS – If you prefer a crispier cookie you’ll need to reduce the moisture content. Try using one of these tips:
    • Bake the cookies for longer at a lower temperature. The cookies will have time to spread out more before they firm up. A thinner cookie will be drier and crispier.
    • Replace the shortening or oil with butter. Butter melts faster causing the cookies to spread more quickly before they firm up. It also contains water which will steam as it bakes causing a drier cookie.
    • Replace the brown sugar with white sugar or corn syrup. Without the moisture contained in brown sugar they will become more dry and crispy.
  • SIZE – Use a mini cookie scoop and bake for less or a larger cookie scoop and bake for longer to change up the size of these delicious cookies.
Cookie dough rolled in balls and topped with chocolate chips

What makes cookies soft + chewy?

High moisture content makes a soft chewy cookie. If you’re looking for ways to make your favorite recipe a little softer try some of these ideas to retain that moisture:

  1. Bake the cookies for a shorter period of time at a higher temperature.
  2. Replace with a 1-1 ratio the butter with shortening or vegetable oil. This will increase the fat content and cause a softer chewier cookie.
  3. Add 1 Tablespoon of molasses (which is 10% water) or honey to the recipe. Do not add more than 1 TBSP as you do not want to compromise the dough mixture.
  4. Replace with a 1-1 ratio the white sugar with brown sugar. Brown sugar contains molasses.
Chocolate chip cookies on cookie sheet

More Tips + Tricks

How to store? If you’ve whipped up a batch of dough but aren’t quite ready to make them all you can STORE the dough in an airtight container in REFRIGERATE for 3-4 days.

How to freeze? Chocolate chip cookies are also FREEZER FRIENDLY. Even if your recipe makes more than you eat at a time still make the entire batch. Roll the extra chocolate chip cookie dough into balls and freeze them in an airtight container. When you want to use them simply pull out the desired amount, let thaw, and bake according to the recipe directions.

How to keep cookies soft? If you want your cookies to stay soft longer, try adding a piece of bread in your container or Ziploc bag. It helps absorb the air and will help keep the cookies nice and moist.

So Easy to Change Up!

Can you tell how much we love this recipe?! It’s the best! We love to change it up, so be sure to check out these other variations of cookies using this recipe as the base. 😉

  • M&M COOKIES – add crushed M&Ms in the dough and whole M&Ms on top! Kids go nuts over these.
  • ROLO COOKIES – add chopped Rolos & Toffee Bits to this dough to add crunch and caramel to these cookies.
  • REESE’S PIECES COOKIES – crushed Reese’s Pieces through out with chocolate chips and more Reese’s Pieces on top.
  • COOKIES N CREAM COOKIES – filled with white chocolate chips + Herhsey’s Cookies N Cream pieces through out!
  • MINT M&M and OREO COOKIES – crushed OREOS and mint M&Ms fill this delicious cookie.

You can also easily change up this cookie recipe with the kinds of chocolate chips or chocolate chunks – milk chocolate chips, semi-sweet chips, dark chocolate chips, caramel chips, white chocolate chips.

You can also add sprinkles or even sprinkle the cookies with sea salt when they’re fresh out of the oven for more flavor.

Homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe picture

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

4.98 from 207 votes
Our all-time FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe! These soft, chewy and delicious chocolate chip cookies are perfect for any occasion and truly knock the socks off of anyone who tries them.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 185 kcal
Author Lil’ Luna



  • Cream butter, oil and sugars in stand mixer (or with hand mixer in a bowl). Add eggs and beat until fluffy.
  • Add baking soda, salt, baking powder, vanilla and flour and mix until incorporated.
  • Fold in chocolate chips, and scoop onto lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.


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    1. So, did you celebrate by eating chocolate chips out of the bag?? I’d by lying if I said I didn’t do that occasionally! 😉

    2. 5 stars
      My absolute favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe ever. Make sure to bake for a short time like the recipe says as They are best slightly underbaked. I also love to add m&ms and semisweet chocolate chips. So so so yummy!!!

  1. Maybe I am just missing it somewhere but where is the original chocolate chip cookie recipe? I only see the 4 links for the variations! THANKS!

    1. I see it now! If I went to your website from google reader it wasn’t there but if I just went to your site it was! Weird!! But glad it is there!!

  2. These cookies look so yummy and chewy! We’d love for you to share at our Tasty Tuesday linky !

  3. 5 stars
    OMG! These are delicious! Just finished baking some. For yeats, I have stuck to my tried and true Nestle Tollhouse recipe. But these will be my go to cookie now! Even the dough tastes better…=)

    1. I LOOOOOOOOOOOVE hearing that, Jill!! Like I said, we’ve tried so many recipes but we keep coming back to this one. It’s just way too good!! SO glad you like it. 🙂

  4. That is my recipe!
    I use whole wheat for part of the flour, and applesauce for the oil- but these are the best- we make this recipe all the time 🙂 I was going to make it tonight and I did not even know it was just Choc. Chip Day a few days ago! 🙂

    1. That’s too funny!! We got the recipe from a family friend years ago and it’s our FAV!! Every once in awhile we (my mom and sisters) will try a new chocolate chip cookie recipe, and then we always ask ourselves why cuz this one can’t be beaten! It’s the BEST!! Maybe one of these days I will try the healthy version. 🙂

  5. Those cookies look so good! I pinned them so I can make them next weekend for a memorial day party!

    1. Let me know how they go. I like to see what others think of it. 🙂 And have fun for your memorial day party! 😀

  6. 5 stars
    I just made these cookies Gluten Free and Dairy Free, and they turned into perfect little chocolate chip cookie puff delights. Thanks so much for this recipe!!!

  7. 5 stars
    Made these today, super good! Thank you! I have another recipe I found that is very similar just a little less crispy or no crisp…must have less oil…anyhow it’s really really good too! Email me if you want me to type you the recipe (from a magazine article).

  8. 5 stars
    I tried these today as a dessert for our early thanksgiving and These are amazing!! I substituted milk chocolate for white chocolate though but it was great. Thank you so much for the wonderful post!

  9. 5 stars
    Greetings from London England! Just wanted to let you know that I have had the worst week imaginable, but today I stumbled across your lovely blog and this recipe which blew my mind and made the memories of the last week melt away in chocolatey goodness! Thank you!! xxx

    1. Hi Lizzie,

      Please let me know what gas mark you used, having trouble figuring out how 350 should be converted. Thank you x

    2. Hi there! I’m from the U.S but I’ve traveled to visit family in the U.K and I believe gas mark 4 is equivalent 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 🙂

  10. 5 stars
    I made these today with my kids. I used all butter instead of butter and oil and they were a big hit with everyone.

  11. 5 stars
    I just made your chocolate chips cookies and my husband loved them!! Better than any other recipe that I have tried!! They turned out perfect!!

  12. Chocolate chip cookies will always be yummy, but these feel waaaayyy too oily and the cooking time should be longer. It’s still practically dough inside 🙁

    1. So sorry you had a problem. Did you use the right amount of flour? I’ve never had them come out oily. I would also trying baking a minute or two longer if you thought they were dough-y. :/

  13. 5 stars
    Wow! Can’t believe there aren’t more comments on these! These are by far my favorite cookies that I’ve ever made!!! Possibly my facorite that I’ve ever had. They’re just PERFECT!!! Honestly I wouldn’t change a single thing. Sooo soft. This sounds weird but they taste like baked cookie dough,obviously that’s what all cookies are but normally the dough is better than the cookies, not in this case! We love how you can actually taste all the ingredients. I don’t understand what makes these cookies so great, since the ingredients are so basic, but I don’t think I’ll ever try a different recipe again, everything will now have to try to love up to this! Officially obsessed.

    1. SO glad you love this cookie recipe as much as we do. It seriously our favorite ever!! I use it as the cookie base for every Cookie-related recipe I do!! 😀

  14. 5 stars
    Thank you for sharing this recipe! It really is the best cookie recipe I’ve ever tried 🙂
    Everyone loved it and my super health-conscious friend even asked for more!! Will bake again using different toppings!
    I also used butter instead of oil.

  15. Why 1/2 c oil and 1/2 c butter and not 1 whole cup butter? Have you found you really like the half oil/half butter better? What is the difference?

  16. Would there be a different in the amount if using applesauce in place of oil as suggested earlier? I just made these tonight, and the cookies just ran across the pan, didn’t fluff up at all. Not sure what I did 🙁

    1. Hi Tristen. Unfortunately, I’ve never tried using applesauce before. 🙁 I haven’t had anyone have this problem, but if you figure out the right conversion rate let me know so I can add it to the post for others to use. Sorry about that!

  17. 5 stars
    I clicked on this already having a chocolate chip recipe in mind that I thought was the best and ironically its the same one! 🙂 the cookies come out with a much better texture with this recipe and I seriously recommend it above any other recipe because it turns out great everytime (if made correctly lol)

  18. 5 stars
    I’ve made these several times now and they’re awesome. Thanks for the recipe! I use coconut oil (melted) for the oil, and it gives them a great hint of coconut. SO good. And the dough is to die for.

  19. 5 stars
    I discovered this recipe last fall and have probably made it a dozen times since. They have always come out perfectly for me. I don’t know if I will ever make another chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’m wondering if you’ve ever made these into a chocolate cookie? If I could add a chocolate version of this to my cookie arsenal, I would never look for another recipe again. A chocolate version would be amazing with white chips or mint chips, chopped Andes mints, etc. Any thoughts, or have you tried it?

  20. These didn’t turn out as I expected! I used raw brown sugar and caster sugar for sugar. They’re very crispy and hard, not soft n chewy 🙁

  21. 5 stars
    This is my go-to cookie recipe! At 14 years old, I am known as the best baker in the family thanks to amazing recipes like this! I made these for a bake sale, and one man said “You’re going to make your husband very happy if you can bake like this!” These are just overall amazing cookies! I have never had any better!

    1. You are so sweet, Alyssa! I’m so glad you like them. They are definitely my favorite too! And that man is right… you’ll have one happy hubby if you learn how to bake well! 😀

  22. None of the recipes call for sifted flour. Does that mean that it is a given that you do anyway… ? Or that you don’t? Or that you lightly scoop it ? ….. or what do you think?

    1. If it needs to be sifted I will usually state so. For these cookies, just scoop into your measuring cups and level out – no need to sift. 😉

      1. 5 stars
        This has been my go to choColate chip recIpe sInce finding it on pinterest 3 Years ago! It’s the best and sO very easY! Thank you!

  23. 5 stars
    This cookie recipe is AMAZING!!!! I use coconut oil in the solid for instead of regular oil. And I have cut the sugar way down. And the BEST milk chocolate chips I think are from Guittard!!! AMAZING!!!! My go to chocolate chip cookie recipe now!!!! Thank you. 🙂

    1. Ooooh… will have to give coconut oil a try next time. So glad they were amazing and a new favorite. We make them all the time! Thanks for stopping by!! XO

  24. 5 stars
    These cookies are perfect. Just perfect. So incredibly soft, and absolutely delectable!
    So easy and quick to make, too – great for “I really want to make some something delicious, but also want to be able to sit down for a couple minutes while the baby naps.”

    This recipe does make about 6 dozen cookies, so those who don’t want so many of these sinfully good things sitting around might want to halve it.

    1. Using my medium cookie scoop I get a little over 3 dozen, so if you do them smaller you can definitely get close to 6 dozen. SO glad you liked them. They are definitely my GO TO cookie recipe and we’ve been using it for years. 🙂

  25. 5 stars
    These are seriously the best chocolate chip cookies ive ever had!! Thank you so much for sharing..

  26. Quick question: Would it be possible to freeze the dough (already scooped into portions) so you could make just 2-3 cookies whenever you crave them? Because I can see myself sitting there eating the whole batch right away 🙂

    1. LOL!! To be honest, I haven’t ever tried to freeze them. I think it would work but you’d need to let them thaw completely before baking. 😉

        1. 5 stars
          I love these cookies! I actually substitute margarine for the butter and a combo of canola and olive oils … I double the batch and was able to freeze half for baking later. I love the soft chewy goodness! It’s the ONLY recipe I use for Chocolate Chip Cookies ????

  27. Hi I was wondering about the temp. It says 350, but as I’m from the UK I don’t know whether that is Celsius or Fahrenheit and what type of oven you are using. I have a fan assisted oven so do you know what the Celsius temp would be to bake these at?

    1. Yes. 🙂 I use regular all-purpose flour in most recipes and will note whether or not it’s cake flour or something else. 😉

  28. I’ve told you before — these are the BEST chocolate chip cookies. I’m going to make them tomorrow and try something different – stuff them with a Dove chocolate!! I’ll let you know how it turns out!! I may have to bake a tad bit longer since they’ll be bigger. Thanks for all you do!!

      1. 5 stars
        AMAZING!! But you can’t go wrong with this recipe – it’s my ‘go to’ very favorite chocolate chip recipe!! Thank you!! (I made the role batch for our missionaries and they keep raving to me — every week!! — about them!!) Thank you – again!

  29. I must have done something wrong the dough is very dry and after 7.5 min cookies are still raw. Recipe doesn’t say but I’m assuming I was supposed to add a bag of chocolate chips

    1. The milk chocolate chips are part of the remaining ingredients. 😉 And the dough should not be dry at all… if at 7.5 minutes they are still raw I would try a few more minutes. 😉

  30. I always make this recipe and its amazing. They always come out perfect and delicious. Today I made them and they weren’t coming out quite right, so I made them again paying close attention to ingredients, and they again came out not right. I don’t know what’s happened. They’re usualy perfect. None of my ingredients seem bad, and ive made many things today with the same ingredients.

    1. Hmmmm – that is so weird. I’m not sure what has happened. Did you use softened butter? And what was wrong with them?

      1. Yea I did everything the same. Usually they thin out a bit and look like your pictures with a little bit of wrinkling. This time they stayed puffed up, even when pressed down, and they got super crinkly and harder. But I didn’t bake then longer, any less they would have been raw. They had started to burn before fully cooked, and it was at the same temperature too. Usualy they stay soft for days, these crisped up instantly. I made the batter twice too. It makes me wonder if I had a bad batch of eggs or something and it didn’t affect the other recipes

          1. You should check your oven temperature with an oven thermometer. I had a friend whose oven mysteriously broke and ran WAY hotter than the dial stated.

  31. 5 stars
    I made this for my boyfriend and he ate them all in one sitting. Not a day goes by where he doesn’t ask me to make them again!

  32. 5 stars
    I made these and they were very good, but then my daughter made them and used 1 tablespoon of vanilla by accident and we ate them. OMG! Amazing!! Our guests went crazy over them.

  33. 5 stars
    I really like these cookies there sooooo good just made some and they melted in my mouth! Im going to rec emend these to my friends and family!!! 🙂

  34. Looking for a cookie recipe to bake and leave for Santa this Christmas! I just had 1 question, do I need to change anything for being at a higher altitude? I’m 5000 feet above sea level and I usually need to alter my baking recipes a a little bit…

  35. i thought I read somewhere to refrigerate before baking, but I’m not seeing it in the recipe. Do I refrigerate and if so for how long?

  36. 5 stars
    Literally just took these out of the oven. SO tasty. The only change I made was that I was out of brown sugar so I had to make some with white sugar and molasses (so the dough had a slight molassessy taste, but it cooked out)
    I also had to bake mine for 3-4 minutes longer than your recipe stated. But I love the overall taste of the cookie! Perfectly crispy on the outside and soft and doughy on the inside. PERFECT level of saltiness and sweetness 🙂 Keeper for sure. Thanks so much 😀

  37. 5 stars
    Dear God, woman, these are the best cookies I’ve ever made! Not only did they come out looking just like your pictures (which, let’s be honest, never happens), but they tasted as good as they look. I made a half batch from the quantities you posted, and they came out perfect. Soft, chewy, gooey, heavenly! A++ to you!! I am taking the few that I haven’t already gobbled up to a dinner party this evening, and I will never waste my time on pre-made Toll House dough again! Thanks SO much for sharing this recipe!!

  38. Hi I’ve made these cookies a dozen times and they are delicious. But I was wondering if I could use this recipe to make a half sheet size cookie cake?

  39. 5 stars
    Hi I have made this recipe a dozen times and it’s delicious! But I was wondering if I could use the recipe to make a half sheet cookie cake?

    1. 5 stars
      Loved these. So chewy and good. Love all the chocolate chips. Definitely a keeper. Thanks for the recipe.

  40. 5 stars
    I cannot tell you enough how Much I love these cookies. I found this recipe about a month a ago and I make at least a batch of these a week. These beat all store Bought or bakery bought cookies I have ever had. My fiancé, who is the most critical cookie connisuer, says that these are his favorite without a doubt. Thank you!

  41. 5 stars
    I’m not sure what everyone is talking about but I dont think the recipe is that great. I had to bake them for 13 minutes and they don’t taste any different than the recipe that’s on the toll house chocolate chip bag. Just my opinion..

    1. I’m sorry you didn’t think they were that great. We’ve tried SO many recipes over the years and this one continues to be everyone’s favorite. Always so soft and yummy!

  42. 5 stars
    My sister made these and they are wonderful! This is the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever! This is our new go to recipe

  43. 5 stars
    Yep! You win! Loved these! I took to our church Bible Study last night, and they were a hit. We had everyone bring their Fav. recipe of Chocolate chip cookies, and these WERE IT, if I can say so myself!
    I wonder if it’s the baking powder that makes them soft kinda thick? Never seen chocolate chip cookie recipe with backing powder…
    Love your stuff!

  44. 5 stars
    These are wonderful! I made them for my husband to bring to work. I did one batch as-is and another substituting the last cup of flour for oats. They were both delicious, thanks!!

  45. 5 stars
    This recipe just popped up on my Facebook feed and having nothing better to do (& having all the ingredients) thought I’d give them a go, really easy to make and absolutely delicious. Not sure these are going to last until Tuesday when I was planning on taking them into the office! Thanks Lil Luna!

    1. Thanks for the kind words! I’m so glad you like the recipe. We make these at least once a month – they’re the best. I hope you can find more recipes on the site that you enjoy as well. 😉

  46. Hello! I’m on the Great Cookie Recipe hunt and I’m trying this recipe next! So far my favorite has been a cream cheese chocolate chip cookie but I need a great go to recipe that uses ingredients I usually have at home. Question for you though – salted or unsalted butter? I can’t believe no one else has asked!

    1. This is the best chocolate chip cookie recipe:) I always use unsalted butter when baking:) Hope you like them!! Thank you!

  47. 5 stars
    My go-to recipe every time!! I just make sure to add a little extra flour so they don’t flatten out as much. In fact, so much extra flour that the dough is slightly crumbly and they’re super fat and the middle stays yummy. And I use 75% dark chips to be sassy. 😛

    1. Haha..I like that, to be sassy!! It is our go to recipe, too..they’re the best!! Thanks for sharing!

  48. Do you think I could make this recipe with all “white whole wheat” flour? I’ve not tried this flour in anything since my wife bought it.


    1. 5 stars
      I make these with white whole wheat flour and they turn out beautifully! I use a scant 3 cups, however, as the whole wheat flour seems to absorb more liquid.

    2. I haven’t tried that, so I honestly couldn’t tell you. I don’t see why they wouldn’t work out. I know a lot of people like to use that instead. I’d love to know if you make them with that flour!!

  49. 5 stars
    So I’m a few years later to the party it looks like, but I wanted to let you know how much I adore this recipe!!! I’ve been looking for a recipe that turns out consistent results each time I bake it, as well as on my different types of cookie sheets – this one delivers!!! I use a scant 3 cups white whole wheat flour, and canola oil. Today I tried melted coconut oil, and the cookies aren’t spreading quite as much as I’d like, but it is a cool, rainy day, unlike the relatively warm, humid days we’ve had lately. I also deviate from your original recipe in that I only use 1/4 c white sugar. Thank you for such an awesome recipe!!

    1. You’re so welcome, Nancy!! I love hearing what changes everyone makes, to fit their own likes and tastes!! These are the best!!!

  50. I can’t have butter but I can have margarine. Would substituting butter for magarine ruin the recipe or would it be okay?

    Thank you

  51. 5 stars
    These really are the best! If they’re turning out oily, maybe try creaming the butter and sugars for longer – a few minutes, really. So hard to mess them up!

    1. I haven’t tried that, so I’m not sure how they’d turn out without the oil. You can try unsweetened applesauce. Hope that helps 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  52. Hello there. I was just wondering how many cookies will this recipe make. If you could reply back that would be awesome. Thanks.

    1. You could get 3-4 dozen, depending on how big or small you make them. I hope that helps!!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

      1. 5 stars
        Thank you very much for this recipe. It is just sooooooo good! I’m definitely going to use this recipe all the time!

        1. If I know I’m baking, I’ll put the butter on the counter to soften. I always use softened butter. Hope that helps! Thanks so much!

  53. 4 stars
    These are so yummy!! I was wondering how do I get them flatter .. they were more puffy didnt spread. I had to press them some which is so biggy but they stay in a ball just expanded some. I did use coconut oil instead.

    1. I haven’t used coconut oil before, so I’m not sure how that changes the recipe. Mine are more puffy, than flat, too. You could just press them more. Hope that helps! Thanks so much for giving them a try!!

  54. 5 stars
    I’ve made numerous recipes over the past 2 months for chocolate chip cookies… my husband has a crazy sweet tooth, okay I have just as big of one 😉 but they never seem to turn out quite to our liking but this recipe… NAILED it!! I’m adding this to my all-time favorites!!

  55. I added 1/4 cup hot chocolate mix, an extra egg, and of the flour used, I used 1 cup wheat flour. I also then cooked it 2 minutes longer. They where amazing! They are also amazing just following this recipe! I have loved it both ways!

  56. 5 stars
    Awesome cookies! And mine looked just like the picture! I have tried lots of recipes and now I need to look no more! Thank you!!

  57. I’ve been baking cookies for years. Seriously the best cookie EVER! Made 3 batches and turns out EVERY SINGLE TIME!!

  58. 5 stars
    Yummy! This recipe was awesome! Only thing I did differently was cook the cookies for 10-11 minutes. Plus I used half white chocolate chips and half milk chocolate chips. Delicious!

    1. I have a cookie scooper or you could use a spoonful to make the perfect size. Hope that helps! Thanks!

  59. Does the dough need to chill before baking? Also do you bake the dough in balls that flatten as they bake or make disks before baking?

    1. No, it does not need to be chilled and I leave it in balls. They will flatten out as they bake 🙂 Enjoy!

  60. 5 stars
    Great recipe, great cookie. Stuck with your ingredients and didn’t change anything. This is the cookie recipe I’ve been waiting for. Thanks!

  61. 5 stars
    With a medium cookie scoop, I found I had to cook these for 12 minutes. Otherwise they were raw dough inside. They tasted just okay. I don’t like the vegetable oil flavor in there. Next time will try with all butter…just afraid that will lead to them being not as soft when fully cooled.

  62. I’m baking these cookies for a birthday celebration, and I am eager to make them as perfect as possible! With that said, which would be preferred: light brown sugar or dark brown sugar? I’ve been baking for about a year, so I’m still only a bit of a beginner. Thank you! xx

    1. They would be a hit! I always use light brown sugar, unless it says otherwise. Hope that helps & good luck!

    1. You could get a few dozen to a couple dozen or even more, if you made mini ones. It just depends on how big or small you make them. I hope you enjoy!!

  63. 5 stars
    These are truly the Best chocolate chip cookies!! I will say, make sure you follow the directions. When it says cream butter and sugars……make sure you cream them. Then beat the eggs in until fluffy….do it. It’s important to mix it. I made the mistake once where I just dumped all the ingredients in the mixer and then scooped them on the cookie sheet and they were terrible! I mean, it was still edible, but you could tell it wasn’t right. I’ve been using your recipe for years that’s why I knew I did something wrong when I tasted the dumped in version. Great lesson learned, follow directions. These are really the best cookies I’ve ever made! I’ve been making cookies for over 25 years and this one is by far superior to any other recipe I’ve made. Thank you so much for sharing. This recipe will go into the recipe books for my kids when they get married or move out.

    1. Awe, thank you!! And, I’s so important to follow directions! These are our favorite chocolate chip cookies!!I’m so glad you like them1 🙂

    2. This is my go-to recipe. I typically do 1 cup white chocolate and 1 cup milk chocolate and they are to die for. I want to eat them all. I started taking them to my students when I make them so they don’t all sit in my house staring at me. Love, love, love this recipe!

  64. I just made these and for some reason they came out cracked and had an odd after taste. I’m a super novice baker so I’m wondering what I messed up along the way! Any advice?

  65. 5 stars
    Amazing !!! My husband said he wishes I hadn’t made so many because he can’t stop eating them ! I made sure to stash some for myself !!! Thank you.

    1. LOL!! That’s a good sign 🙂 Yes, I like to give some away, so I’m not doing the same! Thank you!

  66. 5 stars
    This has been my go to recipie since I found it several years ago. Just made it again for the millionth time (ok maybe a slight exaggeration) and they are just as good as the first time. I used to live in Salt Lake City and they turned out well that high above sea level. Now I’m in Las Vegas and they are still just as perfect. I’ve never seen a recipe do that transition so well. Thank you so much for sharing it!

  67. I’m finding that I have to back the cookies longer, in high altitude. I’m in Salt Lake City and it’s about 4500 to 5000 ft high. Have you experienced that? I think that your cookie recipe is the best one I have found. I make about 10 dozen cookies every week and a half. My husband takes them to his volunteering job. They love them.

    1. I haven’t lived in high altitude, but I know that is the case. I am so glad you like these!! We make them quite a bit, too! Thank you!

  68. 5 stars
    I’ve made these cookies countless times now, and everyone LOVES them!!! They’re also delicious to make into ice cream cookie sandwiches. Thank you so much for this recipe it is delicious!

  69. 5 stars
    These were my go too cookies before I became vegan. So today I decided to figure it out. Subbed the oil and butter for one cup of coconut oil. I think I should have melted a half of that, and flax eggs for eggs. They turned out amazing! By not melting the coconut oil, my dough is very dry and crumbly. But it bakes up perfect. Next time I will give it a shot.

  70. I have a go-to chocolate chip recipe but will try yours. My question is can you add chopped nuts to this recipe? My family loves the chocolate chip and chopped nut mixture.

    1. Of course 🙂 They are seriously the best! I hope your family loves them as much as we do!

  71. 5 stars
    Brought these to our ward dinner last night and they were gone in a flash. Thanks for a recipe with only one cube of margarine, helpful when you are running low@

    1. You are so welcome!! I am glad they were a hit! And, yes, they are always gone so fast! Thanks for letting me know!

  72. 5 stars
    OMG! These are amazing! I make them without fail every week for Shabbat. Delicious! The dough is the greatest dough to work with, and the cookies are just amazing… I can’t say enough about them! Never will I pin another cookies recipe. Thank you so much!

    1. Thank you!! You should see a print option in the recipe box, when the cursor is in it. Or, you could right click & try to print that way. Hope that helps!

  73. 5 stars
    These really are literally the best chocolate chip cookies. They are absolutely just the right amount of salty to off-set the sweet. I also use an organic milk chocolate wafer for the chocolate chips, resulting in an almost semi sweet flavor with a milk chocolate gooey texture. I am the favorite cookie baker of all my friends!

  74. 5 stars
    My family and friends LOVE these cookies! They are so soft, and they say that they are the best cookies they have EVER tasted! I love them too 🙂

  75. How come i can’t “print ” your recipes. It closes out before I have a chance to print???

  76. 5 stars
    I’m not usually one to go for chocolate chip cookies, but when I found this recipe…it’s all I ever bake! I love them. I’m actually about to bake some and was wondering if I wanted to add peanut butter, if that would work out and how much I would add?

    1. I am happy to hear you love them!! I haven’t added peanut butter to this recipe, but I would maybe start with 1/2 cup? Let me know what you think!

  77. 5 stars
    I made these cookies today. I substitited Splenda sugar & Splenda Brown Sugar, & Hersheys Sugar Free Chocolate Chips. So soft, so good. Will be making these again. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

    1. I have not tried, but I don’t see why not? 🙂 Let me know how they turn out, if you try that! Thanks!

  78. 5 stars
    I love cookie and that are easy to make up with the children, this one is so good to do with them and to make and carry out places.

  79. 5 stars
    I have made this recipe so many times that I’ve memorized it! They are super soft and always a big hit when I bring them to events. I get asked for the recipe all the time!

  80. 5 stars
    These cookies are delicious! I’m currently pregnant and I’ve been craving delicious homemade chocolate chip cookies, plus I love to bake! So I’ve been trying different recipes but these are my new favorite! They are exactly how I like my cookies…. gooey and chocolatey! Definitely my new favorite recipe. Thanks!

    1. I am so with you!! It’s hard for me to try other recipes, when I know I love this one so much! I am so glad you liked them! Thank you!

  81. 5 stars
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe. The original recipe is so delicious. The cookies are nice and soft. I’ve made it with 1 cup of butter instead of using 1/2 c oil and they turn out just as fantastic. I’ve also used almond extract in place of the vanilla with white chocolate chips. My family always asks me to bring these to every gathering we have. Its the easiest and best recipe that I’ve found.

  82. 5 stars
    Perfeeeeeeect! Like literally the best cookie recipe everrr! I live in Brazil and totally MISS the American cookies and this helps ME whenever I’m super HOMESICK ❤

    1. Yay!!! I am so glad you found it & gave it a try 🙂 I am glad you can have them now, whenever you want 🙂

  83. 5 stars
    I love this Recipe! I was wondering how long these would keep in the freezer? I made some a few days ago and plan on adding them To my xmas baking tins! They are in a container wrapped within wax paper! Thank yOu in advance! – J

  84. 5 stars
    I have searched for a great chocolate chip cookie recipe and I have finally found it! I add white chocolate chips since I love those but I don’t change anything else! Yummy!

  85. 5 stars
    Yummy!! I Made mine with 1 1/2 C. Brown sugar, 1/2 C. White and all i can say is delicioso!! My new go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe!! Thank you for sharing!!

  86. 5 stars
    I had been using the same recipe for 2 1/2 years and I DECIDED to try a new recipe. These will now be my go to! So so good!

  87. 5 stars

  88. 5 stars
    These are for real the BEst homemade chocolate chip cookies ever!! Turned out perfect the FIRSt time. super simple too! We have tried many different recipes And all agree these are The winners.

  89. 5 stars
    This is now my familY’s favoRitE chocolate chip cookie recIpe. Chilled or straight from bowl tO oven, the cookies are soft and plump. The only change i sOmetimes make is to brown the butter. Thank you for sharing!

  90. 5 stars
    There is just something about a good chocolate chip cookie! These are amazing and the cookie dough is my favorite! easy, fluffy and delicious!

  91. 5 stars
    This is the exact same Recipe my aunt uses! They are the most dElicious cookie EVER.
    Sometimes My mom makes them and puts almond extract in instead of vAnilla. Both are so good!

  92. 5 stars
    Fantastic recipe. Beats all the alternatives I’ve tried over the years including other websites and the Nestle one on the bag. Thanks for sharing it!

  93. 5 stars
    Just made these..OMG, so awesome!!! Definitely will be adding this recipes to my go to for CC cookies from now on…Thanks!!

    1. Glad to share 🙂 I am happy you liked them!! They are our favorite!! Thank you so much!

  94. 5 stars
    One of the best chocolate chip cookie recipes i’ve Found. This isnt my first try, nor will it be my last. Now, if only they wouldn’t disappear so fast! ♥️??

  95. 5 stars
    I am very particular about my chocolate chip cookies. I FOUND your recipe because I needed one with oil. They were a huge hit! Thank you very much.

  96. 5 stars
    I love your recipes and print quite a few of them out to make. I often have trouble printing out recipes but yours are effortless. And delicious! Thank you.

  97. 5 stars
    i love the recipe i have known some of the recipe of this kind i may be starting my blog site too so i’ll put those there i hope you’ll appreciate it because my inspiration is you to start it 🙂 thanks

  98. 5 stars
    These are my all time favorite chocolate chip cookies! I’ve searched and searched and these are the knees bees baby. I use 1/2 cup white sugar and 1 1/2 cup brown because I love chewy cookies but other than that muy bien. Thank you for such a fabulous recipe. Xoxo.

  99. Im just wondering about the baking temperature. Thats 350 degrees farenheight right? it seems a lot for celsius but im checking since we use the metric system.

  100. 5 stars
    I have had a “best” chocolate chip cookie rEcipe for yeaRs but this is nOw my new Best recipe!!!! These are sO good! I used coConut oil in replace of the Oil. They turned out amazing! Thanks!

  101. 5 stars

  102. Hands down the best cookies! It’s emBarrassing to say, but we finish the whole batcH between my faMily and i in one day!

  103. 5 stars
    These were perfect! My Daughter loved Helping me make them and everyone enjoyed eating them They were so soft and chocolatey! I stored them in a ziplock to keep them fresh ?

  104. 5 stars
    I love trying new chocolate chip cookie Recipes and i This one is being written down in my revioe book! They Are now one of my Top three favorites!! ?

  105. 5 stars
    THIS is our favorite family chocolate chip cookie recipe!! Bonus is it is easy enough for my kids to make on their own.

  106. 5 stars
    Wow! I never leave comments or reviews, but I absolutely had to leave a comment on these cookies. They are the amazing! Only thing different is that I used have the amount of chocolate chip (1 cup was plenty) also took a bit longer to cook then 7-8 minutes. Thank you for the recipe. I will use it forever.

  107. 5 stars
    These have been my very favorite cookies for years. As in, I have never even used a different recipe for chocolate chip cookies since I first made these. We almost always have them on a weekly basis and love to take them to neighbors and church activities. Everyone loves them!!! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe?

  108. 5 stars
    Im always lookiNg for a good choColate chip cooKie recipe! Im excited to try this one.

  109. 5 stars
    These are great cookies! Next time i would cut back the chocolate chipS by A half cup or so.

  110. 5 stars

  111. 5 stars
    Amazing recipe! We are partial to PB chocolate chip cookies, so I was a little reluctant when my son made these cookies. They turned out perfect and our whole family loved them!

  112. 5 stars
    TheSe were really good. I don’t love “chewy” cookies, so I was on the fence, especially because of the addition of oil versus shortening or all butter. But I think that they were delightfully crispy on the outside and nice and soft on the inside. I made them in three different sizes: scoops 20/40/60. The big ones (20) were super tender and had a great texture, very soft. The smaller sizes were a little more crispy, but still soft in the centers. I put them in the fridge right after coming out of the oven to stop the baking and set faster (a tip I learned from A Bountiful Kitchen). They will definitely be a regular in my chocolate chip cookie rotation. ??

  113. Dear kristyn….I hv a c.chips cookies recipes using 250 gm butter and 6 tbs of oil. will it comes out to be a good cookies for me to try it. I hv’t try.

  114. 5 stars
    These cookies really are the best! I made recipe with semi sweet last time but did milk chocolate this time and have to say they are awesome!

  115. 5 stars
    These cookies taste amazing! but I don’t know what I’m doing wrong every time I ever make chocolate chip cookies they always turn out flat. Do you have any advice for what I should do next time?

    1. I suggest googling “why my cookies are flat.” There are lots of reasons & you will know which reason, caused yours to turn out that way. I am sorry they did. I hope you find out what happened.

    1. I have a few different sizes that I like to use. You can’t go wrong with any of them. Just depends on how big you want them 🙂

  116. Why is your recipe for “big & chewy chocolate chip cookies” no longer available??? I haven’t tried this one yet, but the one I mentioned couldn’t be better.

  117. 5 stars
    The best indeed! They keep up really well. They stay soft and CHEWY FOR DAYS…if you can make them last that long. 😉 love all the recommendations based on your cookie preferences but don’t think this recipe needs modified.

  118. 5 stars
    By far and hands down my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. This is my go to recipe anytime I am craving a warm chocolate chip cookie. Such an easy recipe to throw together. These cookies turn out so soft. My kids request this every week.

  119. 5 stars
    I made these because I promised my kids we would make cookies and I didn’t realize I didn’t have enough butter! Thankfully this recipe saved me. It has become my family’s favorite chocolate chip cookie— my kids’ friends are always asking for them!

  120. 5 stars
    These really are the best! Loved getting a recipe card when I purchased from the shop. Always whipping that card out!

  121. 5 stars
    I literally will never use another chocolate chip cookie again. This is the best cookie I’ve ever had!! I get more compliments on these cookies than any other cookie!!

  122. 5 stars
    These are SO good! I love how quick and easy they are to make. I’ve never tried a recipe that used oil for chocolate chip cookies, but I love how they turn out. I even made it become my sisters favorite recipe too:) it’s my go to!

  123. 5 stars
    These seriously are the BEST cookies ever! My family devoured them. I snuck some to our neighbors before my family ate them all and every single person wanted the recipe!!

  124. 5 stars
    I am VERY picky with my chocolate chip cookie recipes, but this one is amazing!!!! This is my favorite recipe out there! So so so good!!!!! I love adding the chocolate chips on top too!

  125. 5 stars
    Such a great recipe. And a great base to mix it up. We tried peppermint chips and white chocolate chips and also sea salt caramel. All were delicious!

  126. 5 stars
    My go to chocolate chip cookie recipe! I love that it has both oil and butter! Also, I sub out the milk chocolate chips for semi sweet. So good!

  127. 5 stars
    Such good cookies! I love how she gives the tip to add some more chocolate chips on top after the come out of the over and are still hot!

  128. 5 stars
    These are exactly what the recipe says. THE BEST CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES. This is my go to recipe for chocolate chip cookies and everyone thinks they are amazing. I always make sure to add the extra chocolate chips on top to make my cookies look pretty 🤩

  129. 5 stars
    This recipe has replaced the one my mom used growing up. They are THAT good!!! I use half milk and half semi sweet chips. Yum!!

    1. I have a search bar at the top of the home page, where you can search up any recipe or use the recipe box, where you can find all my recipes 😉

  130. 5 stars
    Just made these and I love them. Followed the recipe as printed. Love the flavor and texture. My prior go to was too buttery. The combination of oil and butter gave me the texture and flavor I was looking for.

    1. I don’t have the gram measurement, but you can find a conversion calculator online to get that. I just scoop & shake a little, to get it leveled.

  131. 5 stars
    These are perfect cookies! I made with 1-1/2 c brown sugar and 1 c white sugar; 1/2 c salted butter, 1/2 c butter flavored crisco, lessened the salt to about 3/4 tsp. They stayed pretty much in ball form but SO soft and so far are staying that way. I used about 1/2 the dough then added 1 cup butterscotch chips and it pretty much crumbed apart, so I put it into a pan and made a giant cookie. PERFECT !!! Thank you !!!

  132. 5 stars
    I usually don’t comment on blog recipes but I really gotta say that these are by far the best cookies I’ve ever made (already made regular chocolate chip cookies and one week later white chocolate macadamia). I read through your tips to make them more chewy and they were still chewy 3 days after baking! I’m in love!

    1. Yes – room temperature would be the best for the butter in this recipe. Let me know how it turns out! 🙂

  133. 5 stars
    I already have a really good chocolate chip cookie recipe that I have made for years. Everyone always raves about them and they say that they are the best chocolate chip cookies. Why on earth would I try this recipe???? … or so I thought!! Just do it. These are on a whole different level. They are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I ripped my other recipe into tiny pieces and threw it in the trash.

    1. I am so glad you liked the recipe so much! That makes me so happy to hear. Thanks so much for your kind words and for trying it out! 🙂

  134. 5 stars
    Truly the BEST!!! I pride myself in being a “cookie maker” and trying new flavors and combinations. My daughter started making these and the REST was history! THIS IS A GO TO base for all cookies!

    1. Awe, that makes me so happy to hear! I love a good go-to base for cookies as well. I’m so glad you liked this one!

  135. 5 stars
    I have followed you for years and just love everything you post. I decided to make your Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, let me tell you, they were the bomb. Surprised how many cookies I was able to get out of just one batch. Once again thanks for sharing this recipe.

    1. Oh you are so welcome! I am pretty partial to this recipe too ;), so I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed them so much!

  136. 5 stars
    I have tried for years to make the Toll House Chocolate cookies and every attempt has a bust. Your recipe is FANTASTIC!!!!! Thank you for the recipe. Now if only I could keep my fingers out of the cookie jar, lol. Thank you

    1. Oh you’re welcome! I’m so glad you love the recipe. I know, it’s almost impossible to eat just one. 😉

  137. When you scoop up the cookies in step 3 of your instructions do you use a tablespoon of the dough? Can’t wait to try this recipe out🍪😋

    1. It depends on how big we want the cookies. 😉 1 tablespoon will yield a smaller cookie, but that’s a great size still …. I typically use a cookie scoop, either the small or the medium depending on what size I am wanting to make them. Just watch the cookies and adjust the bake time slightly depending on how big you make them. Hope you enjoy the cookies!!

  138. 5 stars
    I first made these a few years ago and they are still my favorite, my youngest son has always been so picky, yes, even about chocolate chip cookies, he loves this recipe. I have 3 grandbabies now, A grandson and granddaughter who are both two and a granddaughter that is a year old and I can’t wait to make these using Halloween m&ms! Thank you for this wonderful recipe 😊

    1. Oh this makes my heart so happy to hear! Thank you so much for sharing. Yes, we love switching out or adding in M&M’s into these cookies. Halloween ones will be SO fun!

  139. 5 stars
    I have been making these cookies on a weekly basis for several years and know the recipe by heart! I portion the batch into balls of dough then freeze them. Every night the toaster oven gets turned on and 3 cookies are baked so everyone gets a freshly baked cookie in their lunch the next day. These cookies come out chewy, a bit crispy on the edges with a nice bit of height to them. It feels so good to have ended the hunt for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe! Thank you so much for this!

    1. Ok, that is amazing!! I think I need to start doing that too so I can have a fresh, warm cookie every night! 🙂 I’m so happy that you love the cookie recipe! Thanks for sharing.

  140. 5 stars
    Thank you for sharing this recipe,i just successfully baked today. Just wondering if I can reduce the white sugar?😁 Thinking if it’s safe to make the white sugar 1/2cup and 1cup for brown sugar? The recipe is perfect for me but I find it too sweet, hoping I can possible reduce the sugar and keeping it still yummy.. hoping you’ll notice my comment 🙏 thank you 💕

    1. Hi Ann! Congrats on successfully baking! Way to go! I haven’t tried this recipe with reducing the amount of sugar. You can certainly give it a try and see how it turns out. I’d maybe start with just 1/4 cup less and see how that turns out. And go from there…. again, I haven’t actually tried reducing the sugar. You’ll have to let us know how they turn out if you do make them that way.

  141. 5 stars
    I made these and I put it in for too long but I tried again and it tasted amazing my sister makes cookies for me but I decided to make for her cause she has been studying a lot but I also made for my whole family its amazing recipe<3333

    1. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m sure your sister appreciated the kind gesture too. That was so thoughtful of you!

  142. I just made this it was really great! I did guess on whether the brown sugar was supposed to be packed or not was it supposed to be? I kinda just over filled my measuring cup and didn’t pack it which tunes out nicely (actually over filled a half cup measure twice lol)

  143. 5 stars
    This has been our favorite chocolate chip recipe for a few years now! My teens and I all have the recipe memorized because we make them so much!!!

  144. 5 stars
    Ever since we’ve tried this recipe we have never looked back! Hands down best chocolate chip cookie recipe! Even switched the flour for gluten free flour because I have celiac and it still turned out yummy!!!!

  145. 5 stars
    These really are some of the best chocolate chip cookies! I make them bigger so they are thicker and they are amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  146. 5 stars
    I was skeptical about these cookies because of the oil, but really and truly they are FANTASTIC! So soft and just the right amount of chew. Cook them a minute or two longer for a little crunch. Super awesome recipe!

  147. 5 stars
    These are THE best chocolate chip cookies! I make them to put in bags doe the out of town guests at my daughters wedding. I had one person tell me that they were the best they’d ever had! Thank you!!!

  148. 5 stars
    This just became my new. Go-to, No-fail chocolate chip cookie recipe!
    These cookies are just the right amount of chewy while being soft and tender. Easy to make- I doubled the recipes and even snuck in some m&ms to a few of them for the kiddos!

  149. 5 stars
    I have been married almost 42 years and have tried recipe after recipe of what was named “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies”…which turned out to be okay but not the best. Now, I have found these, and I truly now have The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER and I will be making them many times a year! They were so easy and came out great. The best chocolate chips to use are truly the Guittard Milk Chocolate Chip. Thank you thank you for helping me finally get a great cookie!!!

    1. You’re welcome!! I’m so happy you discovered and love the recipe. And yes, aren’t those Guittard chips THE best?! SO good!

  150. 4 stars
    Really easy and we’ve made it multiple times- we add a little more chips because who doesn’t want lots of chocolate chips!

  151. 5 stars
    Such an easy, no-fuss recipe that’s delish and fun to do with the kiddos! Love that there’s extra tips and tricks to change it up or get just the right chewy/crispy texture.

  152. 5 stars
    These cookies are the BEST!!! The one and only chocolate chip cookie recipe we use!!!
    These have gotten SO many compliments, and the recipe is easy to follow. If you are a
    beginner baker, these are PERFECT!!!

  153. Chocolate chip cookies are like my ultimate favorite. So I’ve tried a lot of recipes over the years. This is definitely one of the bests. (I did use the suggestion of using more brown sugar than white – I love the flavor a little extra brown sugar gives to cookies.

  154. 5 stars
    When you measure the flour which method do you use? The fluff flour then scoop with a spoon and then level off with a knife or do you just scoop with the measuring cup? These look so delicious! I just want to make sure I measure the flour correctly. 😊

    1. Yes – I spoon the flour into my measuring cup and then level it off with a knife. You can measure the other way too but I feel like my measurement is more accurate when I spoon the flour into the cup and level it off. Hope this helps!

  155. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

  156. 5 stars
    I have made many chocolate chip cookie variations over the years and this is by far the best I have ever made. Absolutely flawless. I never needed to alter ingredients in any way or add extra flour (like I have had to for other recipes).

  157. 5 stars
    We use this recipe all the time!!! It’s the one we use to deliver to people and the cookies always taste amazing

  158. 5 stars
    Excellent recipe! I have made this recipe 3 times with raving reviews from everyone. This one is a keeper!!!

    1. Yes, I usually use the medium size cookie scoop, but you can honestly use any size. I have made them with all the sizes before and they turn out delicious. You may have to slightly adjust baking times if you go bigger or smaller. Hope you enjoy the cookies!

  159. Love all your recipes, have not made all of them yet but am looking forward to making them. Thanks so much for posting them.

  160. 2 questions.
    How many cookies per serving for the nutritional fact chart?
    Do you have variations for high altitude where regular cookie recipes come out flat?

  161. 5 stars
    This is my family’s favorite chocolate chip recipe after decades of different chocolate chips. We’ve made these dozens of times. They’re the quintissential perfect cookie. We double the recipe and freeze the dough balls.

    My preferences:
    -Being careful to only mix until incorporated makes cookies that are more round.

    -At 4300ft elevation with a gas stove we like to cook at 425 until just browned to be crispy on the outside and soft inside.

  162. Oh, I’m so sorry to hear that! Not sure what could have gone wrong. I hope you’ll give them another try and hopefully, they’ll turn out, because they truly are the best!

  163. Thanks for giving them a try. I haven’t had them taste like that, but you could definitely lower the amount 🙂