Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 ¾ cups (12 oz) all-purpose flour
½ teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
2 ¼ cups chocolate chips
Coarse salt (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until well-combined. Gradually add flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda, mixing until combined. Mix in chocolate chips.
- Using a medium cookie scoop, place dough on cookie sheet separating pieces by at least 2 inches. Sprinkle with coarse salt if desired.
- Bake for 12-14 minutes until tops are crinkly and golden brown and the edges are firm. Allow cookies to rest on baking sheet for 3-5 minutes, then remove them and place on a cooling rack.