Milk & Cookies Bakery Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Milk & Cookies Bakery Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Antonis Anchilleos

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is, by far, the biggest seller at Milk & Cookies Bakery. Each day, we make double the amount of chocolate chip cookie to any other kind. We use chocolate curls that melt in the dough, creating threads of chocolate throughout. Having the chocolate curls in addition to the chocolate chunks ensures chocolate deliciousness in every bite.

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Line 2 baking sheets with nonstick silicone baking sheets or parchment paper. (Alternatively, use nonstick baking sheets or lightly butter conventional baking sheets.) Set aside.

Prepare the Vanilla Base Dough. While the dough is still streaky, remove the bowl from the mixer and scrape the paddle clean.

Lightly flour a clean, flat work surface.

Scrape the dough onto the lightly floured surface. Lightly flour your hands and finish mixing the dough by using a light kneading motion, working until the dough is just blended. Do not overwork the dough, you just want to be certain that all of the ingredients are just blended together.

Using a wooden spoon, stir in the chocolate chunks and curls, mixing until evenly distributed. You can also do this in the mixer, but heavy mixing tends to break up the chocolate chunks and the baked cookies will have an undesirable dry texture.

Using a tablespoon or small ice-cream scoop, make mounds of dough. Roll the dough into balls about 1 ½ inches in diameter. Place the balls, about 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Using your palm, gently flatten each ball to make a puck-like shape about 2 inches in diameter.

When all of the cookies are formed, place in the oven and bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned around the edges and set in the center. Do not overbake; you want some chewiness in the center.

Remove from the oven and, using a metal spatula, transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool.

Store, airtight, at room temperature for up to a week.


Calories per serving:

326 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Kidney Friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 18g 27%
  • Carbs 46g 15%
  • Saturated 10g 51%
  • Fiber 4g 15%
  • Sugars 31g
  • Monounsaturated 6g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 4g 8%
  • Sodium 123mg 5%
  • Calcium 33mg 3%
  • Magnesium 70mg 18%
  • Potassium 228mg 7%
  • Iron 2mg 13%
  • Zinc 1mg 7%
  • Phosphorus 95mg 14%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 8%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 6%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 6%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 45µg 11%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 3µg 4%
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