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5 from 2 votes

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

A delicious recipe for chocolate chip cookies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 12 ounce package of chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine butter and sugars with electric mixer. Beat together until light and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and continue to mix well with mixer.
  • Decrease mixing speed and mix in flour mixture, baking powder, and baking soda until combined. Remove from stand mixer and incorporate chocolate chips or your choice of ingredient using a wooden spoon.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop or a tablespoon, drop cookies onto an ungreased cookie sheet or jellyroll pan. Bake for approximately 10 minutes until golden brown. Allow to sit on the pan for about 1 minute before placing them in your cookie jar.