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My Ultimate Chocolate Chips Cookies....step by step.

Yeah! these choc chip cookies are THE ultimate, THE best ever cookies full stop!. The most frustrating thing about us homemakers/bakers is that we are constantly experimenting on cookies, cakes.... and keeps experimenting till we GET that PERFECT recipe and guys THIS IS IT, the best ever chocolate chips's oooey, gooey, in the center and crunchy munchy towards the side and mind you it is a big fat cookie....oh! writing about it is already making me grab my cookie jar.

I make this often, kids love swear by them....and these cookies store well (compared to cakes) and not once I mean not even ONCE I was disappointed with this perfect crunchy chewy cookies.....all cookieholics...beware!! once you try this you will be addicted to it and make this again and don't tell me I didn't warn you :)

I think the magic in this cookie recipe is that extra egg yolk....or may be the brown sugar....and ya, talking of brown sugar...this is something which is costly and difficult to get at this part of the world. So I always substitute it with jaggery; (I always melt jaggery and refrigerate it). To get 1 cup of brown sugar add 2 tbsp of jaggery...that's it, homemade brown sugar substitute is ready in your guys don't let the brown sugar thing put you OFF from making this cookie....this is a NO EXCUSE lets get started.

Recipe Source: Browned eyed baker , originally from baking illustrated.

Flour: 2 cups plus 2 tbsp.
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp.
Salt: 1/2 tsp.
Unsalted butter: 1 1/2 sticks (12 tbsp), melted and cooled until warm (150 gms)
Brown sugar: 1 cup (see above for substitute)
Granulated sugar: 1/2 cup.
Egg: 1 large plus 1 egg yolk.
Vanilla: 2 tsp.
Semi sweet chocolate chips: 1 -1 1/2 cups.

How I made them:
Butter and line baking sheet with parchment paper and keep aside. ( I normally do not line with parchment paper when I bake these cookies, just grease with butter.)
Whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt and keep aside. Omit the salt if using salted butter.
Melt butter and allow it to cool until warm.

Add the brown sugar and granulated sugar into it and mix using an electric beater until thoroughly blended. 

Beat in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla mixing until well incorporated. With the mixer on low speed, gradually add the dry ingredients and beat until combined. Meanwhile preheat oven to 180 degree C.

Stir in the chocolate chips. 

Grease your hand with a little butter or oil and pinch of medium sized balls, lightly flatten them and place them on the lined baking tray. (leave 2 inch gaps between cookies as they will spread out during baking). 

Bake for about 18 to 20 min or until cookies are light golden brown and the outer edges start to harden yet the centers are still soft and puffy, rotating the baking sheets front to back and top to bottom halfway through the baking time. Cool the cookies on the sheets. Remove the cooled cookies from the baking sheets with a  metal spatula.

Store in air tight container or cookie jars.

I would recommend adding chocolate chunks instead of chocolate chips for that extra ooey chocolatey yumminess....If you like crunchy crispy cookies (not ooey gooey ones) just bake them a little longer.

Enjoy with a glass of milk


  1. can i get 1 to munch it right inviting dear

  2. so tempting! I'll have to try to do!

  3. Looks perfect and mouthwatering dear..yummmmmy.

  4. Crispy crunchy and perfect cookies, luv ur version

  5. I can absolutely understand when you say that these are highly addictive cookies as I baked them this week only :-)Brown sugar makes the difference...Looks very inviting

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. Looks crunchy and crisp, Now my kids are insisting me to make some... :-)

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  7. I love the chewy kind..looks so delicious n yumm

  8. delicious dish..yummo..


  9. Super tempting and prefect looking cookies,feel like munching some.

  10. Lovely cookies Nisa.
    Hopefully will bake them in near future when my family have forgotten the cookies I baked today- no sugar no salt.
    I need help on finishing them and erasing these peoples memories.
    Hosting an event which I am calling Back to our Roots Also hosting for Nov’11 Veggie Food for the Month_Raw Banana. Please do send me your entries.

  11. Ahh, the classic choco chip cookies..! My kids just love this.

  12. Perfect and delicious cookies. I am drooling all over it :)

  13. Thanks all for the lovely inspiring thoughts...

  14. U have great space and ur yumm recipes.Luv this choco-chip Cookies .Glad to follow ur space.

  15. have jus started bakin and was lookin for an easy chocolate coookie recipe will try this soon :) thanku

  16. how many grams is one cup?

    1. Anon-If it is flour, it should be roughly around 200 can also google it out...hope this helps.

  17. is 1 and half cups of melted butter right? our cookies turned out quite flat and thin. They were good but just not as thick as yours.

    1. Hi Anon-Its NOT 1 and a half cups of melted butter...its 150 gms of butter, 1 stick is 100 gms.

  18. I tried dis recipe but batter was loose

    1. Hi Anna, I have been making this cookies for long and never had any issue with it, but I like to help you make this come perfect....If the batter is only slightly loose, just add in 2 tbsp of flour and see... batter is not very thick dough...its slightly loose, meaning it will stick to your hands....another option you can do is maybe you can reduce the quantity of eggs, like whisk 1 egg and 1 yolk together and add in only half the quantity and incase the batter is very can add in a bit to thin out....hope this helps you, Anna! These cookies are amazing :) Also, I hope you used 150 gms of butter only = 1 stick is 100 gms...hope this helps you!

  19. hi nisa. iam an admirer of ur recipies. Its my cousin sis DIMPLE who introduced me to ur blog iam thankful to her. here i hav a doubt regarding brown sugar. should v add granulated jaggery or syrup to sugar for making brown sugar.

  20. Hi nisa. Can u pls clarify how to make brown sugar. Is it jaggery syrup or granulated jaggery that v hav to add to 1 cup sugar to get brown sugar.

  21. Hi! Bindu, thanks for the kind words, about ur query, since i have cleaned jaggery syrup (sharkara pani) i used that, granulated jaggery is also fine. So glad that dimple introduced me to you...keep visiting!


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