Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

With a texture that’s slightly crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, these chocolate chip treats have everything a cookie connoisseur could possibly ask for.

Serves: 48Prep: 40 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 48


  • 2 1⁄4 cups Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3⁄4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts, if desired


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In small bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat softened butter and sugars with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon about 1 minute or until fluffy, scraping side of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla until smooth. Stir in flour mixture just until blended (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Onto ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2” apart.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.