Easy Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Everyone needs an easy classic chocolate chip cookies recipe on hand. And this one is it! The texture is the perfect balance of chewy and crispy, and they can be made in under 30 minutes. Then you get the reward of snuggling up with a glass of milk and a warm cookie straight from the oven. You deserve it!

(Image: Abbey Rodriguez)

Things You'll Need

  • 1½ sticks salted butter, cold
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  • Add a mix of semi-sweet and milk chocolate chips for a depth of flavor.

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Step 1: Preheat and Mix Wet Ingredients

Preheat oven to 375°F. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together on medium speed until combined. Add in eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth. Sift baking soda and flour into the wet ingredients. Mix well. Add in chocolate chips and stir until barely mixed.

(Image: Abbey Rodriguez)

Step 2: Bake Cookies

Drop cookie dough into 1½ inch balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake on 375°F for 11 to 12 minutes until golden around edges. Remove from oven and let cool 5 to 10 minutes.. Makes two dozen.

(Image: Abbey Rodriguez)
(Image: Abbey Rodriguez)
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