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Perfect Fluffy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"These cookies come out perfect every time... A classic recipe with a little twist on the prep work! Using a turn-over motion when adding the flour keeps them from becoming too cake-like. These really are the perfect, fluffy cookies you'll crave!"
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1 h 40 m servings 173
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Melt butter with brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in white sugar, baking soda, and salt. Let mixture cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer butter mixture to a large mixing bowl. Add beaten eggs and vanilla extract; mix well. Fold in flour gently, 1 cup at a time, using a wooden spoon. Fold chocolate chips into the thick batter with the spoon.
  3. Refrigerate cookie dough for 1 hour or freeze for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  5. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on ungreased, nonstick baking sheets.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until edges start to turn golden, 8 to 9 minutes. Let cool.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Cookies will be pale out of the oven and darken as they cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 173 calories; 8.2 25.4 1.8 24 111 Full nutrition

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Was looking for a cookie recipe without nuts or oats, this worked well. I used a mix of white and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Melting the butter and sugar together made the dough prep easier. :)...

I made a few changes out of necessity and for ease: I melted the butter and brown sugar in the microwave in the large bowl indicated later in the instructions, I used milk chocolate chips becaus...