Chewy chocolate chip cookies laid out on parchment paper.

The Best Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gooey, ultra chewy chocolate chip cookies. A tried and true recipe that is always a crowd-pleaser!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chewy cookie, chocolate chip cookie recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 250 kcal
Author A Simple Palate



  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Mix and set aside.

  3. In electric mixer add sugars, vanilla and melted butter. Beat until a smooth texture/fully combined. Add egg at last minute and on low speed gently mix into wet ingredients.

  4. Add half of your flour mixture to your wet ingredients and mix until almost combined, repeat with the rest of the flour until all the way combined. Mix chocolate chips in last. Cover bowl and chill dough in fridge for 30 minutes.

  5. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or use a greased sheet pan. Form dough into round shapes using hands, space cookies 2-3 inches apart.   Bake cookies for 8 minutes.

  6. Do not over bake cookies: Cookies will appear slightly underdone but that’s what you want. Let cool for 10 minutes then enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
The Best Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.