Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe promises the best chocolate chip cookies, perfect every time with no unusual ingredients or chilling required. It’s a simple, amazing recipe, yielding doughy yet cooked cookies.

Secret to Success

What sets these cookies apart is browned butter, giving them crispy edges and chewy centers without a mixer. “Chilling the cookie dough is imperative and cornstarch makes them extra soft and thick!”


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in eggs, then vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water, add to the batter with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts. Drop spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.


Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are browned. Enjoy your delicious cookies!