The best soft chocolate  chip cookies

The best soft chocolate chip cookie recipe will depend on personal taste, but a classic recipe that is often considered a favorite is the Nestle Toll House chocolate chip cookie recipe. It is a tried and true recipe that produces soft, chewy cookies with a slightly crisp exterior.

Here is the recipe:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Use a cookie scoop or spoon to drop dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.