Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
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These thick, soft, chewy chocolate chip cookies are best served warm, when the chips are still melted. 

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18
Servings
280
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 Cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk, at room temperature
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 Cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Position the oven racks in the top third and center of the oven and preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, beat the brown sugar, butter, sugar, and corn syurp with an electric mixer set on high speed until combined, about 1 minute. Beat in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. With the mixer on low speed, mix in the flour mixture, just until combined. Mix in the chocolate chips.

Using 2 tablespoons per cookie, drop the dough about 3 inches apart on to the prepared baking sheets. The mounts of dough can be frozen on the baking sheets until hard, then transferred to a zip-tight plastic bag and frozen for up to 1 month. Bake without thawing.

Bake, rotating the postiion of the sheets from top to bottom and from to back halfway through baking, until the cookies are lightly browned on the edges, about 18 minutes. (If frozen, bake for 20 minutes). Let cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire cooking rack and cool completley. Repeat with the remaining dough, on cool baking sheets.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
15g
17%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
46g
35%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
77µg
11%
Calcium, Ca
41mg
4%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
65µg
16%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
16mg
5%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
63mg
9%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
62mg
4%
Water
5g
0%

Chocolate Chip Cookie Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.