5 from 18 votes
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
11 mins
Cooling time
2 mins
Total Time
16 mins

Perfect chocolate chip cookies are the go-to, bees-knees, classic kind of cookie. Crispy, with a little chew, bursting with chocolate chips. Heaven.  

Course: Cookie
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36
Calories: 162 kcal
Author: Kylee
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Mix together the flour, baking soda and salt in bowl, set aside.
  3. Using a stand mixer, or large bowl with a hand mixer, cream the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg.
  5. Reduce speed, and gradually mix in the flour mixture.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Use a small cookie scoop, and scoop onto ungreased baking sheets - 2 inches apart. Don't flatten!

  8. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool.
If freezing
  1. Go through to Step 7, then place the cookie sheets in the freezer until hard.
  2. Put the uncooked dough balls in a zip loc bag, label it, and place back in the freezer until needed.
  3. To cook - pull out the number of cookies you need, and put them (still frozen) onto a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 for 11-13 minutes, cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks and cool
Recipe Notes

Kylee's Notes for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies:


Nutrition Facts
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Potassium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Sugars 14g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 2%
Iron 3.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.