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Chocolate Chip Cookies-3

Throw It Together Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 24, 2016 | 18 comments

4,590,000.

Roughly, 1275 hours, 53 days, 7 weeks.

Also -the number of results that google comes up with in 0.56 seconds for the search query, “chocolate chip cookies”

Soon this number is going to turn to 4,590,001 because I’m going to hit publish on this toffee laced, caramely chewy cookie recipe.

Chocolate chip cookies is a staple, one of those recipes that everyone has a different variation of, one of those recipes I was never able to get right. My cookies always came out puffy, mini eiffel towers and very very crunchy. After testing so many recipes (why is this always the story with chocolate chip cookies?) I have finally found my go to recipe. Very quick (in fact, you throw in all the ingredients right after browning the butter, plus, there’s no creaming involved!), caramely, and chewy with so many melted puddles of chocolate. The whole process takes like 10 minutes and most of it is just browning the butter šŸ˜€

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Notes

// A friend made these and wanted them crunchy so she left them in the oven to “cool.” So if you prefer crunchy to chewy (who are you?!) you can try that. Otherwise, a +2-3 minute baking time should also do the trick šŸ˜‰

Throw-it-together Chocolate Chip Cookies
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
1 1/4 cup flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 egg
1/2 cup chocolate chips/chunks
salt for sprinkling

Preheat the oven to 400 F

Brown the butter over the stove by heating the butter on the stove over medium heat, occasionally gently swirling, until the mixture smells nutty and is flecked with brown specks that sink to the bottom. Take it off the heat and immediately mix in brown sugar, vanilla extract (watch out! it will bubble). Add in the flour, baking powder, and baking soda.

Mix in the egg (you might need to wait for ~5 minutes or else the egg may cook), Lastly, add the chocolate chips. This, I mix half and push the other half into the top of the cookie as the melty chocolate puddles along with the marbled pattern appeals to me but if you want it fully melted / don't want it marbled, mix in all the chocolate chips or push them in / wait until the dough is cooled respectively.

Spoon 2-3 tbsp for each cookie on a parchment lined baking sheet, about 2-3 inches apart. Press on the extra chocolate chips if desired. Sprinkle with salt :D

Bake for 5-7 minutes -do not overbake. Enjoy warm and melty ;)

http://www.sprinklewithsalt.com/2016/04/24/throw-it-together-chocolate-chip-cookies/


18 comments...

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  1. Aria on

    April 24, 2016 at 3:05 pm says

    Oh, man, those look like such wonderful ooey gooey cookies! I really need to find a good chocolate chip cookie recipe….thank you! I need to try this asap!
    http://purrfectlyinspired.com

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:50 pm says

      You’re welcome! Thank you for the sweet comment!

      Reply
  2. Megan @Meg is Well on

    April 25, 2016 at 8:33 am says

    I must say those look perfect to me. I’ve been wanting to do a skillet cookie lately and I think this dough would be amazing baked all at once in a skillet with ice cream all on top!!

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:51 pm says

      Thank you! Yes, it definitely would be -you’re absolutely right!

      Reply
  3. Fran @ G'day Souffle' on

    April 30, 2016 at 5:26 am says

    Wow, your photos are huge and make me wanna dive right in! Whut? No creaming required for this recipe- count me in! BTW, thanks for stopping by my blog G’day Souffle’- I appreciate it!

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:51 pm says

      Aww thank you so much Fran! They are quite amazing šŸ˜‰
      Your blog is gorgeous šŸ˜€

      Reply
  4. Michelle Fan on

    May 1, 2016 at 7:23 pm says

    OMG those chocolate puddles… will definitely be trying that technique the next time I make cookies! also, I want to inhale the contents of that spoon.

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:52 pm says

      Thank you Michelle! The puddles of chocolate are the best šŸ˜€

      Reply
  5. Josefine @ Sprouted Fig on

    May 12, 2016 at 2:37 am says

    You just got me craving cookies so bad! Oh my God these look good. Just the perfect chewy-ness. Because YES cookies should be insanely chewy and no where near crunchy!

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:52 pm says

      Thank you! I knew you would understand šŸ˜‰

      Reply
  6. Claudia | The Brick Kitchen on

    May 22, 2016 at 8:37 pm says

    Crazy how much there is out there in the way of recipes on the internet, right?! But these cookies look completely worthy of a spot. That oozy, gooey caramel like cookie dough and melted chocolate is seriously calling my name right now.. <3

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:53 pm says

      Yesss I know right? Thank you Claudia!

      Reply
  7. Josefine @ Sprouted Fig on

    May 30, 2016 at 5:34 am says

    I finally got to make these yesterday and it’s without doubt the best cookie recipe ever. I loved how chewy they turned out. I added in roasted almonds and some milk choc chips (because I didn’t have any dark) and it was great! My go to recipe from now on. šŸ™ˆšŸ™ˆšŸ™ˆ

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:53 pm says

      OMG I’M SO HAPPY THEY TURNED OUT WELL FOR YOU!!! also, thanks for reporting back šŸ˜€

      Reply
  8. Jessica Robinson on

    June 14, 2016 at 3:41 pm says

    OH my goodness- these chocolate chip cookies look to DIE for! Thanks for sharing. Cannot wait to try them. The pics are fabulous too!

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    • Anne on

      July 15, 2016 at 6:54 pm says

      Thank you so much Jessica!

      Reply
  9. Fiona on

    July 29, 2016 at 3:18 pm says

    Oh my – the melty chocolate looks so delicious! I’m so curious to try these cookies since they require no creaming – Pinned!

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    • Anne on

      August 2, 2016 at 8:32 am says

      Hhahaa thanks! I hate creaming šŸ˜›

      Reply

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