The BEST Chocolate Chip Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie

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I have been refining this chocolate chip recipe for years. Slight changes like adding almond meal and browning butter and playing with the cooling time has resulted in what I consider a perfect chocolate chip cookie. Crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and loaded with rich chocolate chips. In less than an hour, these two can be yours!


  • measuring cups and spoons
  • small bowl
  • large bowl
  • Small saucepan
  • cookie sheet
  • parchment paper/silicone mat
  • spatula (silicone and metal)
  • cooling racks


  • 1 cup of unsalted butter melted and browned
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups of all purpose flour
  • ½ cup ground almond meal
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 ½ cup of semi sweet chocolate chips or dark chocolate bar chopped
  • 1 cup of rolled oats


  • In a large bowl, cream together melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar. and vanilla. Allow to cool for a few minutes.
    Butter melting in a pan
  • In a separate bowl beat eggs until smooth. Very slowly drizzle the eggs into hot butter and sugar mix. You need to do this slowly so that you don’t cook the eggs!
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda. Stir into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and oats.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • While the dough is cooling, preheat your oven to 350.
  • Line your cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Remove the dough from the fridge and roll into 1 ½” to 2” balls and place them 2” apart on the cookie sheet.
    chocolate chip cookie balls
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes. If your oven has a convection option, this will create a crispier cookie on the outside. Remove from the oven and cool for a few minutes before removing.
  • Store cookies in a glass or ceramic container. When you are ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.



If you want a thinner cookie, reduce the cooling time of your cookies. If you want a thicker cookie, cool longer and roll a larger cookie.
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