Best Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER

Our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe!

By Jennifer Hill Macaroni KID Fremont Publisher March 9, 2020

Chocolate chip cookies are always a favorite with everyone and this recipe is really yummy.

My family has been using this recipe for the best chocolate chip cookies ever since I was a child. They are seriously the best! Enjoy!

What you need:

  • 2 1/2 cups Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 4 oz milk chocolate bar, chopped or grated (we don't add this)
  • Optional: 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans

What you do:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. 
  2. Blend oats in a food processor until very finely ground (almost consistency of flour).
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the ground oats, flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder and whisk together. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar with mixer until well combined.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, and then add the vanilla. Set your mixer on low speed and very slowly add in the bowl of dry ingredients.
  6. Add the chocolate chips, chopped chocolate bar, and nuts, if using, and mix in.
  7. Use a large spoon and scoop dough into rounds about the same size and place them about 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Refrigerate dough between batches.
  9. Allow baked cookies to cool for several minutes on baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack.
  10. Repeat with remaining dough.
  11. Store baked cookies in an airtight container.