Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

There are plenty of chocolate chip cookies recipes floating around the internet, but this recipe is a must to add to the books, simply because my kids make this recipe so I had to add it on here. Pantry staple ingredients and a recipe that is easy to follow.

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients 

Egg: Just one large one

Sugar: Both brown and regular white sugar 

Flour: I use unbleached Canadian flour

Butter: Unsalted and it should be soft at room temperature, don’t melt the butter. 

Vanilla Extract: Dry or liquid 

Baking powder: You could also substitute for baking soda and these cookies will still work.  

A pinch of salt: I usually don’t add salt to the my baking, but here I do. 

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 Sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Teaspoon baking poweder
  • Pinch of Salt

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

How to Make Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a small bowl mix 2 cups of flour, pinch of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of dry vanilla, and 1 teaspoon baking powder.

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

  • In a separate bowl whisk 1 egg, 2/3 cup for sugar, 2/3 brown sugar, and 1 cup of softened unsalted butter.

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

  • Blend together flour mix and egg mix into one bowl, then add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. 

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

  • Place parchment paper on two oven sheets.
  • Take about 2 Tablespoons of dough, roll into balls, and place on parchment paper, leaving an inch between each rolled ball for cookies to spread out in the oven. 

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  • Place in oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cookies cool down completely before taking a bite.

Substitutes for Chocolate Chips

If you don’t want to add chocolate chips, you don’t have to. Instead, you can add: 

  • Nuts
  • M & M’s 
  • Keep cookies plain

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Other Cookie Recipes you May Enjoy: 

Almond Cookies

Golden Raisin Cookies

Cheese Cookies

Equipment I Used

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Chocolate Chip Butter Cookie Recipe

Course Dessert
Servings 24 Cookies
Calories 173 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large egg
  • cups brown sugar
  • cups graduated sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a large baking sheet with lined parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl mix 2 cups of all-purpose flour, pinch of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of dry vanilla, and 1 teaspoon baking powder. 
    Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk 1 large egg, ⅔ cup of sugar, ⅔ cup brown sugar and 1 cup of unsalted softened butter. 
    Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies
  • Combine together the dry ingredients with egg mixture.
    Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies
  • Add in chocolate chips. 
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  • Take about 2 Tbsps of dough, to roll into dough balls and place on parchment paper, leaving an inch between each rolled ball.
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  •  Depending on your oven, bake time may vary. Bake for 20-25mins. Let cookies cool completely before taking a bite. 
    Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies

Notes

If you don’t want to add chocolate chips, chopped nuts or m&ms are a great option also. They are even good on their own with no additional treat!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Butter Cookie Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 256IU5%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword brown sugar, butter, cookies, chocolate chips, dessert, snack, vanilla
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