The Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

Look no further for the best homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe. These cookies always turn out perfectly soft and chewy. Enjoy with a cold glass of milk.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Brandy Dunaway


  • 1/2 cup butter; room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Cream together softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.

  3. Mix in egg and vanilla.

  4. Gradually beat in salt, baking powder, baking soda, and flour. Do not over mix.

  5. Add the chocolate chips to the batter and mix until blended.

  6. Spoon cookie dough onto the prepared cookie sheet and bake for 9-10 minutes. Do not over bake. Remove from oven and place cookies on a cooling rack.