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Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies from scratch is easy recipe for the best homemade, chewy chocolate chip cookies. Both soft and chewy, loaded with chocolate chips, this cookie recipe with corn starch as a secret ingredient is simply perfect.

Both soft and chewy, loaded with chocolate chips, this cookie recipe with corn starch as a secret ingredient is simply perfect.

However, chocolate chip cookie is a classic. Actually, I think that no one, whether it’s a child or an adult, can resist a cookie. Especially when it’s a chocolate chip cookie! Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies are everyone’s favorite snack, comfort food and traditional dessert, too.

By the way, this time of the year when the holidays are upon us, I’m sure that everybody needs the best and easy cookie recipe. Maybe you’ve tried so many cookie recipes so far and don’t find the perfect one. Then you should try these soft chocolate chip cookies.

Moreover, making the best soft chocolate chip cookies from scratch is really simple and easy, as well.Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies - Moreover, making the best soft chocolate chip cookies from scratch is really simple and easy.

 

And thanks to a corn starch added in the cookie dough, homemade cookies turns out perfectly soft. But chewy, at the same time!!! These are the two most important things about any chocolate chip cookie, if you asked me!

However, adding corn starch into the cookie dough, makes the cookies soft and thick, too. Also, using more brown sugar than white sugar, makes them chewy instead of a crisp.

As a result, homemade cookies can taste great, even better that the one from a bakery shop.

Anyway, if not earlier, then you certainly need to make these cookies for Christmas.

Definitely, they will be everyone’s favorite pick from your Christmas cookie tray.

Also, if need more cookie recipes for Christmas, try following

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes:

Christmas Maraschino Cherry Shortbread Cookies

White Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies with Peanut Butter

and White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies from scratch is easy recipe for the best homemade, chewy chocolate chip cookies.




 

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe:

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Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 cookies
  • Category: Desserts

Description

Want to make Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies from scratch?! This is easy recipe for the best homemade chewy chocolate chip cookies.


Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. corn starch
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter- melted and cooled to a room temperature
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ¾ cup milk chocolate chips, plus more for garnish

Instructions

  1.  First whisk dry ingredients: flour, corn starch, baking soda and salt, and set aside.
  2. Then in a large bowl place melted butter, brown sugar and sugar. Mix until the sugar dissolve. Then add egg and vanilla and mix on low speed just to combine.
  3. On low speed slowly mix dry ingredients into the wet ingredients just until combined. Then add chocolate chips and mix for a few seconds until evenly disturbed. Cover the dough and chill for 1 hour.
  4. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 325 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  5. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and arrange onto baking sheet leaving at least 2 inch apart. Press additional chocolate chips on top and sides.
  6. Bake 8-10 minutes until just barely golden on the bottom and edges. They will look unbaked and very soft, too. Let them cool for 10 minutes on the pan, then transfer on a rack to cool completely. While they are cooling the cookies with harden on the outside  and slightly deflate, too.
  7. Store cooled cookies in an air tight container for up to 1 week or you can freeze them for longer storage,too.



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  1. I made these two days ago and there are still a few left (I doubled the recipe) on my counter, but they are going fast! Husband and grandson (and me) approved - so delicious and stay puffed up and soft. Tender, sweet cookie that hits all the spots a chocolate chip cookie should. Going to the top of my list of recipes for cookies.

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