Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic chocolate chip cookies are a beloved treat that's easy to make and always satisfying.

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These classic chocolate chip cookies are perfect for any occasion and are sure to be a hit with friends and family.

Here’s a simple recipe for you:


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk chocolate)
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the Butter and Sugars:
    • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add Eggs and Vanilla:
    • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Combine Dry Ingredients:
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually Add Dry Ingredients:
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing just until combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Add Chocolate Chips and Nuts:
    • Fold in the chocolate chips and nuts (if using) until evenly distributed in the cookie dough.
  7. Scoop and Drop Cookies:
    • Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to drop rounded dough onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving some space between each cookie.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 9-11 minutes or until the edges are golden but the centers are still soft.
  9. Cool on Baking Sheets:
    • Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy:
    • Once cooled, enjoy these classic chocolate chip cookies with a glass of milk or your favorite beverage.
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