Laura's Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Laura's Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 2 c cake flour
  • 1 1/2 c bread flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 c light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 10 ox dark chocolate chips or chunks
  • 10 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
  • sea salt

Directions for Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Combine flours, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl with a whisk and set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy (3-5 min) and then add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each.
  3. Mix in vanilla.
  4. Scrape down sides, reduce to low, and add dry ingredients.
  5. Mix until just combined and then add chocolate chips and chunks and mix again.
  6. Wrap dough in plastic and chill.
  7. Scoop mixture into balls, sprinkle with sea salt, and bake 15-20 min at 350.

Chef Note: This recipe works best if it can be chilled for a few hours first, along with having all ingredients at room temperature before beginning.