Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 28, 2011
0 Ratings
  • Makes about 2 dozen
Author Notes

A friend from graduate school first introduced me to this recipe. He trolls the halls peddling his cookies and converting all the history PhD candidates in Santa Barbara. Now, I've brought this recipe to Illinois: it's crossed state lines and is taking the world by storm! —TaraT

What You'll Need
  • 300 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 170 grams brown sugar
  • 150 grams white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 cups chopped semisweet chocolate or chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 385
  2. Mix together the flour, salt and soda
  3. Melt the butter
  4. Mix together the sugars, egg yolk, vanilla and cooled butter
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix together to combine, being careful to not over-mix
  6. Stir in the chocolate
  7. Bake cookies on nonstick or prepared cookie sheets for 14 minutes, flip and rotate sheets halfway through
  8. Allow to cool on racks but don't forget to sample the wares as soon as you can pick one up

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