Our daughter found this recipe to make, and they were an instant hit! They are the perfect combination of slightly crispy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside.
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter, unsalted, melted
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed light
2 medium eggs, room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups chocolate chips or chunks (or 1-1/2 cups mini chocolate chips)
- Combine the dry ingredients: Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl and set aside.
- Make cookie dough: Using a mixer with a paddle attachment, cream the melted butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce speed and mix in the eggs, then add vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. To keep from over mixing, use a spatula instead of your mixer.
- Bake the cookies: Fold in chocolate chips by hand. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375°F. If dough is chilled, remove dough from refrigerator and allow to come to room temperature. Drop spoonfuls ( 2 – 3 tablespoons) of dough onto baking sheet. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes.
- Cool on a wire rack before serving.