The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

These buttery chocolate chip cookies are full of flavor and totally indulgent.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever
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Everyone thinks that they have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever, but this one is really special. These cookies are perfectly light and sweet, with a perfect slightly-chewy, slightly-crumbly texture. And can we talk about the buttery flavor? This cookie recipe has two whole sticks of butter, so you know that they're going to be absolutely indulgent and irresistible. If you're looking for a new signature chocolate chip cookie recipe, your search stops here!

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From the Chef: "Everyone has their secret go-to cookie recipe, and I’m pleased to say this one’s my specialty. It’s extra buttery, which  makes the dough super creamy and makes the final product richer than ever!" - Addie Gundry
This recipe is from RecipeLion's 103 Cookbook series, Easy Cookie Recipes:103 Best Recipes for Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cake Mix Creations, Bars, and Holiday Treats Everyone Will Love.


Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time8 min

Difficulty LevelEasy


  • 1 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter-flavored vegetable shortening, softened
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (24-ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, and shortening on medium speed until pale. Add the eggs, one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition. Add the vanilla, salt, and baking soda.

  3. Add the flour, 1 cup at a time, mixing until each cup is well combined before adding the next. Add the chocolate chips.

  4. Using a cookie scoop, shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart.

  5. Bake for 8 minutes.

  6. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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