Homemade chocolate chip cookies are chewy, rich and filled with chunks of chocolate chips. This is a classic recipe you will use time and time again!
Nothing beats homemade chocolate chip cookies. Warm cookies right out of the oven with melted chocolate chips and a cold glass of milk—that to me is pure bliss.
Today I’m going to share with you my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’ve been using it for years and it’s one of the few recipes I have memorized. I’ve made these cookies so many times I swear I can bang out a batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies in under 15 minutes.
Growing up I tried my fair share of chocolate chip cookie recipe, but when I tried this one I was hooked. They are perfectly chewy and tender and the giant chunks of chocolate melt right into the dough.
The key to chewy homemade chocolate chip cookies is brown sugar and an extra egg yolk. Those two ingredients make the chewiest cookies not to mention the lightest and fluffiest cookie dough.
And let’s be honest, we all take a spoonful of cookie dough 🙂
The combination of the egg yolk and brown sugar makes a hearty texture, which is perfect for holding onto big chunks of chocolate chips (I use Ghiradelli).
Those globs of melted chocolate are what dreams are made of. The chips are wrapped up in chewy cookie dough and together they bake into perfect chocolate chip cookies in the oven.
This cookie dough also stores well in the refrigerator and freezer (sometimes I think the cookies turn out even better after the dough is in the fridge for a day!) And if you ask me, it’s always a good idea to have cookie dough in the house. You never know when a craving for homemade chocolate chip cookies will strike!