The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
"A few years back I went on a mission to find the best chocolate chip cookie recipe and this recipe from Bon Appetit was crowned the victor!" - Mitch (Doorway Drop Co-Owner)
Who doesn't love a classic chocolate chip cookie?! Warm and fresh from the oven, slightly crunchy around the edges, soft in the middle and loaded (and I mean absolutely stuffed) with chocolate! That's what I was looking for when I went on a personal quest to find the best chocolate chip cookie a few years back. I must have tested a dozen recipes using different ratios of sugars, different blends of flours, chocolates - added nuts (although I'm a purest and didn't really give those recipes a good try). After all the testing this recipe from Bon Appetit came out the victor in my eyes and what sold it for me? The brown butter!
Let's Talk Chocolate
You can't have a chocolate chip cookie without chocolate and what better chocolate to toss into your recipe than an incredible bean to bar chocolate like Coal Creek Roasters! Made right here on Vancouver Island, this bean to bar chocolate brings the perfect balance of sweetness and cocao to this recipe.
Choose Your Intensity
The best part of making your own cookies is you can customize it to your liking. With the chocolate in this recipe, play around with it. While it calls for 70%, I've made this recipe with all 70% chocolate, a mix of 70% and 80% and even tried it with 80/20 ratio of 70% and 100% chocolate to really pack the chocolate punch. It's totally up to you.
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie
Check out Bon Appetit's recipe below 👇
1½ cups (200 g) all-purpose flour (spooning into measuring cups, then leveling)
1¼ tsp. (4 g) Diamond Crystal or ¾ tsp. (4 g) Morton kosher salt
¾ tsp. (4 g) baking soda
¾ cup (1½ sticks; 169 g) unsalted butter, divided
1 cup (200 g) (packed) dark brown sugar
¼ cup (50 g) granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
2 tsp. vanilla extract
6 oz. (170 g) bittersweet chocolate (60%–70% cacao), coarsely chopped, or semisweet chocolate chips