Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies
These easy chocolate chip cookies are the perfect treat for any occasion. They are soft and chewy, with just the right amount of sweetness. The best part is that they only take about 30 minutes to make, so you can have a delicious batch of cookies in no time.
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
- Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Serving size: 1 cookie
- Calories: 150
- Total fat: 8g
- Saturated fat: 5g
- Cholesterol: 25mg
- Sodium: 120mg
- Total carbohydrate: 18g
- Dietary fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 11g
- Protein: 2g
Tips and Variations:
For a different flavor, try adding 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon or 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg to the dry ingredients. You can also use different types of chips, such as white chocolate, butterscotch, or peanut butter.
These easy chocolate chip cookies are sure to be a hit with everyone. They are quick and easy to make, and they taste delicious. Enjoy!