Chocolate Chip Cookies

March 15, 2021
2 Ratings
Photo by Jesse Reichenstein
  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 12 minutes
  • makes 24
Author Notes

The perfect chocolate chip cookie. Crisp on the edges, goeey on the inside, a light warm brown-butter and molasses taste, and you can make it all in one bowl with a rubber spatula! —Jesse Reichenstein

What You'll Need
  • 12 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 75 grams White Sugar
  • 200 grams Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 250 grams All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 170 grams chocolate chips
  1. Place 8 TBSP (1 stick) of butter in a saucepan and brown. Once browned, transfer to bowl.
  2. Cut remaining 4 TBSPs of butter into small cubes and mix into Browned butter, and mix it around while it all melts together and turns a light creamy brown.
  3. Mix in both white and dark brown sugars.
  4. Beat in a full egg, and then mix in 1 extra egg yolk.
  5. Add in vanilla extract.
  6. Fold in the flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda.
  7. Mix in your chocolate chips, cut up chococlate bars, or any other extras you want to add to these cookies!
  8. Rest dough in the fridge at least 30 minutes, or better overnight.
  9. Bake in 375°F oven for ~12 minutes

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1 Review

Jaché January 26, 2024
SO SO good! I can't believe such an amazing cookie came together in one bowl. definitely at the top of the ccc recipe list (because yes, there is a list :). thanks for sharing!