chocolate chip cookies

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This is literally the only chocolate chip cookie recipe you will ever use! Every bite is soft, chewy, and with the perfect balance of crumb and chocolate. Get ready for the best ever chocolate chip cookies!

Prep: 4 hoursCook: 15Total: 4 hours 15 minutes
Yield 24 cookies 1x


  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 dark chocolate bars, chopped
  • 12oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Flaky sea salt


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar using a hand mixer or stand mixer. Alternatively use a hand whisk.
  3. Add in vanilla and beat until totally smooth and creamy.
  4. Add in eggs one at a time, blending until all combined.
  5. Slowly add in flour mixture until all flour is blended into dough. Use a spatula to continue mixing.
  6. Add in chopped up chocolate bars and chocolate chips. Stir until well combined.
  7. Chill dough for at least 4 hours or overnight. 
  8. Preheat oven to 375F and line baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick spray.
  9. Using a cookie scoop, scoop onto baking sheets. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until slightly golden.
  10. Let cool for 5 minutes on sheets then move to cooling rack. Sprinkle with flakey salt.
Author: ErinCategory: cookies, holiday, christmasMethod: ovenCuisine: American