Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

They say that every home has a story, and in mine, the sweet aroma of baking chocolate chip cookies is a chapter that’s been written with love for years. These cookies are more than a treat; they’re a taste of togetherness and comfort. Join me in recreating this timeless classic that has brought joy to countless hearts.


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). In a small bowl, mix the flour and baking soda; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract until creamy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing well.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts, if using.
  6. Spoon rounded tablespoons of dough onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 36 cookies

A timeless recipe for homemade chocolate chip cookies that bring warmth and joy to every bite.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 150 calories, Total Fat – 8g, Sodium – 80mg, Total Carbohydrates – 18g, Protein – 2g

When I take these cookies out of the oven, I’m reminded of laughter shared around the kitchen table, of children eagerly awaiting their after-school treat, and of the way a simple dessert can mend even the toughest of days. These homemade chocolate chip cookies aren’t just baked goods; they’re a taste of nostalgia and a symbol of the love that goes into every recipe passed down through generations. So, gather your loved ones, preheat the oven, and create your own sweet memories with this cherished recipe. May every bite be filled with the same happiness that has graced my home for years.

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