Sometimes bigger is better, and such is the case with this take on the archetype chocolate chip cookie.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter, salt, and vanilla until fluffy. Add both sugars; beat until lightened in color, 4 minutes. Beat in egg.

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  • Add baking soda and flour; beat on low speed until just incorporated. Mix in chocolate. Transfer bowl to refrigerator; chill dough 1 hour or more.

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment, and set aside.

  • Roll 1/4 cup dough into a ball, and place on a baking sheet. Repeat, placing a total of four balls on each sheet. Chill 20 minutes.

  • Transfer 2 baking sheets to oven, and bake 7 minutes. Rotate pans, and continue baking until just brown around edges, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer baking sheets to wire racks; cool 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks, and cool completely.

  • Bake remaining cookies, and cool. Store all cookies in an airtight container up to 2 days.

Reviews (1)

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
08/29/2014
These are the best chocolate chip cookies. This is my go to recipe. People cannot get enough of them. Thanks Martha!