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Alton Brown chocolate chip cookies piled on top of each other

Alton Brown Chocolate Chip Cookies

When you’re ready for the ultimate in soft chewy chocolate chip cookies, Alton Brown chocolate chip cookies are an epic bounty of flavor and texture!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Alton Brown Chocolate Chip Cookies, Alton Brown Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe, How Do I Make Alton Brown Chocolate Chip Cookies, How To Make Alton Brown Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 265kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 8 ounces unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • In a small, microwave safe bowl, melt butter.
  • In a medium bowl sift together flour, salt, and baking soda; set aside.
  • Add melted butter and both sugars to a medium mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed, using a handheld electric mixer, for 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl mix together egg, egg yolk, milk, and vanilla. Slowly add the egg mixture to the butter mixture and beat until well combined. Gradually add flour mixture. Fold in chocolate chips. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Adjust the racks in the top third and bottom third of the oven.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, form dough into balls, placing 6 balls on each prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven, 2 sheets at a time for 15 minutes, rotating halfway in between. Slide the parchment off baking sheet onto a wire rack and cool.


Serving: 1/24 of the recipe | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.2mg