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The best chocolate chip cookie recipe

The best, homemade, chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together softened butter and both sugars, until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Add in vanilla extract and stir. 

  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Slowly pour flour mixture into butter mixture, 1 cup at a time, stirring well after each addition. Once flour and butter mixture are fully incorporated, fold in chocolate chips. Drop tablespoon sized dough onto an ungreased cookie pan, and bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.