What really makes the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Crunchy on the outside but soft on the inside? Chewy all the time? Nuts? A good chocolate chip to cookie ratio? I guess it depends on the person. But I believe that anyone who loves chocolate chip cookies will love this recipe. This is the PERFECT chocolate chip cookie recipe, seriously. This easy recipe is great for an afternoon snack or storing in the fridge or freezer too.
Delicious Rating: YUM, YUM, YUM! Delicious. Like seriously, finger licking good chocolate chip cookies. I cannot believe how good these are, and this is coming from someone who honestly doesn’t care for cookies, especially chocolate chip cookies. They have a nice crisp edge to them but still soft and chewy. They don’t turn hard over time but keep that firm softness. These cookies are perfect for ice cream sandwiches as well, yup, you heard me correctly. Do no pass up trying this, you won’t regret it!
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- 2 sticks of Butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp hot water
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream together butter and sugars.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time.
- Stir in Vanilla.
- Stir baking soda into hot water until dissolved and add to batter.
- Add in salt and cream of tartar.
- Mix in flour until just combined.
- Fold in chocolate chips.
- Drop by tablespoons on a cool cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
- Cool on a wire rack.
My favorite part of the day: creaming together butter & sugar.
I think the secret to these cookies is the cream of tartar. You don’t add a super large amount, just enough to make a difference in texture and stability of these cookies.
Looks perfect right? My DH ate these as if it was his last meal for months!