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easy chocolate chip cookies arranged on a cooling rack

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This easy chocolate chip cookies recipe checks all the boxes of a great cookie! They’re moist, chewy, chocolaty, & super easy to make! Prep in 15 minutes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe, How Do I Make Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 317kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts (optional) chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, using a handheld electric mixer, cream together butter and both sugars on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing just until combined, add vanilla.
  • Dissolve baking soda in hot water then add to batter. Mix in the flour, and salt. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop form the dough, drop onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake in the preheated oven, about 10 minutes, or until the edges begin to turn golden brown.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg