I've baked a lot of cookies, and nothing has ever competed with My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie. They're slightly crunchy on the edge with a soft center.
Prep Time 20mins
Cook Time 10mins
Total Time 30mins
Author Hostess At Heart
1 3/4all-purpose flour
3/4cuppacked brown sugar
1large egg plus one yolk
1 1/4cupssemisweet chocolate chipschips or chunks (I also use dark chocolate)
3/4cuppecans or walnutstoasted and chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 375°F. Adjust oven rack to center. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
Whisk all-purpose flour and baking soda together. Set aside.
Melt 10 tablespoons of butter in a 10-inch skillet. Swirl until butter is golden brown. Pour into a large bowl. Add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter and stir until completely melted.
Add brown sugar, white sugar, salt and vanilla extract. Whisk until completely combined. Add Whole egg and yolk. Whisk until completely combined, 30 seconds. Let rest for 3 minutes. Whisk for another 30 seconds. Repeat 2 more times.
Add flour mixture. Stir to combine. Add chocolate chips and nuts if using.
Roll 3 tablespoons of dough and roll into balls. Keep two inches apart on a baking sheet.
Bake 1 sheet at a time until cookies are browned on the edges, 8-10 minutes, rotating halfway through. Cool pan on a wire rack.