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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Flaky Salt

A perfectly chewy chocolate chip cookies with crispy edges, perfect for dunking in milk.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, chocolate chip cookies, cookies, slice and bake, sweet and salty, warm cookies
Servings: 20 large cookies

Equipment

  • Stand mixer with paddle attachment (optional)
  • #20 scoop (optional)
  • sheet pan
  • parchment paper

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks butter softened to room temp
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • flaky salt for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or a hand mixer) cream the softened butter and both types of sugar until it is smooth and light in color.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time with the mixer going, followed by the vanilla and mix until incorporated.
  • Add the baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix to combine.
  • Slowly add in the flour, ½ a cup at a time with the mixer on the lowest setting. As soon as it is incorporated stop, you do not want to over-mix the batter.
  • Using a metal or wooden spoon gently stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a spring loaded scoop or two spoons portion out golf ball size balls of dough 2 inches apart on parchment lined sheet pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 13-16 minutes until just golden brown. Start watching the oven at 13 minutes to ensure you don't overcook the cookies as the time will vary based on your dough ball size.
  • Sprinkle lightly with flakey salt immediately after removing from the oven.

Notes

When baking the cookies using refrigerated dough add 2-3 minutes to the bake time.
These cookies are the perfect texture for dunking in milk, give it a try!
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