Ultimate Guide to Baking Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ultimate Guide to Baking Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Discover the secret to baking the ultimate chocolate chip cookies with this comprehensive guide. Follow our step-by-step instructions, and you’ll be on your way to creating delicious, homemade cookies in no time!


  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Softened butter
  • Sugars (granulated and brown)
  • Egg
  • Vanilla extract
  • Chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a small bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the softened butter and sugars together using an electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with a spoon for about 1 minute, or until fluffy. Scrape the side of the bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture, beating just until combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. The centers will be soft.
  • Cool for 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Enjoy your homemade chocolate chip cookies!

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