Melt-in-Your-Mouth Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Are you ready to embark on a heavenly chocolate chip cookie journey? Look no further because this recipe is going to blow your taste buds away. These melt-in-your-mouth cookies are the epitome of perfection – soft, gooey, and packed with rich chocolate chips. Whether you’re a baking novice or a seasoned pro, this recipe is guaranteed to impress.

To start off, gather all the ingredients you’ll need:

– 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
– 1 cup granulated sugar
– 1 cup packed brown sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
– 3 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 2 cups chocolate chips

Now that you have everything ready, let’s dive into the baking process.

1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients

2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. This will take about 2-3 minutes.

Creaming Butter and Sugars

3. Add in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla extract.

Adding Eggs and Vanilla Extract

4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.

Adding Dry Ingredients

5. Fold in the chocolate chips, ensuring they are evenly distributed throughout the dough.

Folding in Chocolate Chips

6. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop rounded balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.

Shaping Cookie Dough

7. Bake in the preheated oven for 9-11 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden. The centers may appear slightly undercooked, but they will firm up as the cookies cool.

Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

8. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the cookies cool on the sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Cooling Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now, here comes the hard part – resisting the temptation to devour them all at once! These melt-in-your-mouth cookies are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week.

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