Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (with Recipe Video)

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Whether you like crunchy dipping cookies or chewy cookies, I think that chocolate chip cookies are the epitome of an American childhood snack.

Delicious homemade chewy chocolate chip cookies. These will be your family's favorite! Recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

There is nothing that makes me feel like a kid again more than a classic chocolate chip cookie.

To Make This Recipe You Will Need:

  • all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • unsalted butter
  • brown sugar
  • granulated sugar
  • eggs
  • vanilla extract
  • chocolate chips
  • finely chopped pecans
  • baking sheet or stone
  • parchment paper
  • mixing bowls
  • mixer
  • cookie scoop
  • rubber spatula
  • plastic wrap

Watch Me Make This Recipe in the Video Below

Delicious homemade chewy chocolate chip cookies. These will be your family's favorite! Recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

To begin, combine flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl. Give them a stir to mix them together.

dry ingredients in a mixing bowl

In your mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugars on medium-high speed until they are fluffy and pale, about 3-4 minutes.

cookie ingredients in a mixing bowl

Beat in the eggs one at a time and then add in the vanilla.

creamy ingredients for cookies in a mixing bowl

Add in the dry ingredients and mix on slow speed until it is combined.

adding dry ingredients to cookie dough in a mixing bowl

Add in the chocolate chips and pecans. Stir them in by hand.

For these cookies, you can use semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or even some dark chocolate chips. Whatever you happen to have in the pantry will work just fine.

chocolate chips and cookie dough in a mixing bowl

Cover the dough with some plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

cookie dough covered with plastic wrap in a mixing bowl

How to Bake the Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you are ready to bake them, heat your oven to 375°(F).

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Scoop the dough, by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart, onto parchment paper for a baking stone or a cookie sheet.

chocolate chip cookie dough on parchment paper

Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges, but still a bit soft in the center.

Let the cookies cool in place for about 10 minutes, then transfer them to cooling racks to cool completely.

Delicious homemade chewy chocolate chip cookies. These will be your family's favorite! Recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

Enjoy these beauties!

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Delicious homemade chewy chocolate chip cookies. These will be your family's favorite! Recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Constance Smith – Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Classic and always delicious chewy chocolate chip cookies
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 36 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 6 minutes
Course Cookies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 45
Calories 174 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • To begin, combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl. Give them a stir to mix them together.
  • In your mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugars on medium-high speed until they are fluffy and pale, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time and then add in the vanilla.
  • Add in the dry ingredients and mix on slow speed until it is combined.
  • Add in the chocolate chips and pecans. Stir them in by hand.
  • Cover the dough with some plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  • When you are ready to bake them, heat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Scoop the dough, by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart, onto parchment paper for a baking stone or a cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges, but still a bit soft in the center. Let the cookies cool in place for about 10 minutes, then transfer them to cooling racks to cool completely.
  • Enjoy!

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 174kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 1gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 91mgPotassium: 52mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 169IUVitamin C: 0.01mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 0.5mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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This post was originally written in 2015, and updated in 2024.

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