Chocolate chip cookies are my top favorite cookies, and whenever I need to make cookies for a special occasion or as a sweet gift – I make these. It’s a little moist, super chocolate-y and rich, and this is the ultimate best chocolate chip cookie recipe – guaranteed!

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo: Natalie Levin

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The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Based on a recipe as was published in what's for dinner with some changes.

Servings 50 cookies


For the cookies:

  • 200 grams (1 3/4 stick) soft butter
  • 300 grams (1 1/2 cups) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 280 grams (2c cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 200 grams (2 cups) whole oats
  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) chocolate chips
  • 100 grams (1 cup) chopped nuts


  1. In a bowl of a mixer with a paddle attachment, put butter, sugar, salt and vanilla and whip until mixture is creamy and fluffy.
  2. Add the eggs one at a time, while mixing between additions, until mixture is smooth.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, oats, chocolate and nuts and continue to mix just until dough is formed.
  4. Using 2 spoons or an ice cream scoop create cookies and put on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  5. Preheat oven to 175c degrees.
  6. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely and serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Keep the cookies in a sealed jar for up to a week.
  • Cookies can be frozen for up to a month in a sealed bag.
  • You can use dark, white or milk chocolate chips.
The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo: Natalie Levin

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