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best big fat chewy chocolate chip cookies

(22 ratings)
Recipe by
Jayne Hartley
Prescott Valley, AZ

I got this from a friend, who is on a neverending quest for the best chocolate chip cookies. I think she hit it with these ones.

(22 ratings)
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For best big fat chewy chocolate chip cookies

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How To Make best big fat chewy chocolate chip cookies

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 325?F. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  • 2
    Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well blended. Beat in the vanilla, egg and egg yolk until light and creamy. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand using a wooden spoon. Drop cookie dough ¼ cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake for 15-17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

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