The Best Damn Chocolate Chip Cookies


I love baking. There's something so incredibly rewarding about making sweet treats for the people you love and watching them enjoy it. Although I don't have a sweet tooth myself, I absolutely adore these cookies. This recipe was adapted from this recipe.

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The Recipe


The Best Damn Chocolate Chip Cookies
makes around 12 cookies


  • half a cup of melted butter
  • half a cup of white sugar
  • half a cup of packed brown sugar
  • one egg
  • one teaspoon of vanilla 
  • one and a half cups of all purpose flour
  • half teaspoon baking soda
  • quarter teaspoon salt
  • half bag of trader joe’s chocolate chunks (these are the key to success)


  1. preheat oven to 350.
  2. combine melted, cooled butter, sugars, egg, vanilla, salt and baking soda together. 
  3. stir in chocolate chips.
  4. slowly add flour half cup at a time.
  5. scoop out dough balls and place onto parchment lined baking sheet.
  6. (optional) save a little extra cookie dough for midnight consumption.
  7. bake for about 10-15 minutes (depending on the size of your cookie), or until golden brown. 


photos taken by nicholas tesoro


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