Easy classic chocolate chip cookie. Soft, pillowy, chewy morsels of deliciousness while wafting scents fill your house.
Tips in this post to make sure you achieve a magnificent tasting dessert with a recipe you'll use over and over! Gluten-free chocolate chip cookie option.
Gather and measure the ingredients.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium-sized bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until pale and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
Add the egg and vanilla and beat until mixed, about 1 minute.
add the flour mixture until just combined.
With a large spoon, add the chocolate chips and mix until combined.
Scoop cookie dough and roll into balls. For large cookies, use a large ice cream scoop or 1/4 cup measure. For smaller cookies, measure about 2 tablespoons for each cookie.
Place cookie dough balls on parchment-lined baking pan two inches apart as the cookies spread when baking.
Bake until slightly brown at the edges, about 12 minutes.
Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
Then transfer to a cooling rack and let cookies cool.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for several days, or in the refrigerator. These cookies can be frozen and will last several months in the freezer.