Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies




Introduction: Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies are a signature dessert that reminds you of your childhood. These thin and crispy chocolate chip cookies are a crowd pleaser and worth sharing for any occasion. So sit back, pour yourself a glass of milk, and enjoy this recipe!

Yields: 24 Cookies

Supplies Needed

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • rubber spatula
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • cookie (baking) sheet
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • oven mit
  • oven


  • 4 oz. *cool* unsalted butter (1 stick) - 114 grams
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar - 48 grams
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed - 140 grams
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour - 140 grams
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (use more or less as desired)

**Make sure to level off the dry ingredients before adding them to the mix**

**Don't preheat the oven quite yet because there is a short chill time**

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Step 1: Wash Your Hands

  • Wash your hands with soap and warm water to promote a clean working environment. Keeping our hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

Step 2: Combine the Elements

  • Mix the cool butter until creamy using a rubber spatula. Mix in the granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla.
  • When creamy, mix in the egg.
  • When the egg is mixed in, add in salt and baking soda - mix just enough so that the baking soda and salt are fully mixed in, but don't go crazy beating the batter.

Step 3: Flour

  • Add flour a little at a time and stir until it is almost blended in.

Step 4: Chocolate Chips

  • Add in the chocolate chips and stir until all of the flour disappears.

Step 5: Chill

  • Put plastic wrap over bowl and chill the dough for about half an hour (or longer) in a fridge.

Step 6: Preheat and Roll

  • After your dough is chilled, preheat your oven to 325-350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray your cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Roll the individual bits into compact balls, press them slightly so that the tops are flat, and drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto the sprayed baking pan.
  • Place the dough about 2 inches apart from each other.

Step 7: Bake

  • Once your trays are ready, carefully place them into the preheated oven on the middle and/or top rack (**Do not put a tray on the bottom rack because the cookies will bake quicker and will more likely burn**).
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

Step 8: Cool

  • Take the tray out of the oven once the edges are golden brown.
  • When they are firm enough to lift, transfer the cookies onto a cooling rack and let them cool completely for 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 9: Enjoy

  • Once cooled completely, be sure to enjoy and share these delicious, thin and crispy chocolate chip cookies with family and friends!

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    2 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Mm those look so good! Nice picture documentation as well :)


    2 years ago

    Those look delicious! Chocolate chip are my favorite :)