Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Desserts Cookies Drop Cookies

These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!

Servings per recipe: 18
Calories per serving: 285
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1   Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  • 2   Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 3   In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well blended. Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand using a wooden spoon. Drop cookie dough 1/4 cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
  • 4   Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 13.9g 21%
    Saturated Fat 8.0g  
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 111mg 4%
Potassium 107mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 40.1g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Protein 2.8g 6%
Sugars 28g  
Vitamin A 263IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 23mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 26mg  
Folate 31mcg