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chocolate chip cookies

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe with a few tweaks to make them perfect every time!

Author Kami | NoBiggie.net

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick Butter Flavored Crisco
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips *or desired amount

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. Combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. In a stand mixer whip the butter flavored crisco until lightened in color. Add in the sugar, brown sugar and vanilla and mix together until creamy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  5. Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix until incorporated.
  6. Add in the chocolate chips and slowly mix for a short time to mix them in.

  7. With a round ice cream scoop, drop cookie dough balls onto a parchment lined sheet pan.
  8. With the back of a spoon, press each cookie dough ball down to help flatten them out a bit before baking.

  9. Bake for 10-11 minutes until slightly golden brown.

  10. Cool on baking sheets covered with a hand towel for 10-15 minutes.
  11. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Recipe Notes

*For high altitude baking add 1/4 cup more flour.

*We prefer less chocolate chips to more, if this is your house too, you can press a few chocolate chips into the outsides of the cookies before baking rather than mixing them into the dough.