Basic Chewy Chocolate Cookies

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The basic recipe for chewy chocolate cookies


  • 1 stick butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, to be melted in the cookie dough
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Melt butter in a pot over boiling water. Remove from the stove and add in semi sweet chocolate chips. Mix well until you have a smooth mixture. Transfer it into a large bowl.
  2. Beat the egg and sugar in another bowl and pour it in the chocolate mixture. Mix well with a spatula.
  3. Whisk flour, salt and baking powder in a separate bowl. Pour the dry mixture gradually in the wet mixture. Stir with a spatula until smooth.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips and chill at least for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Drop the cookie dough on the parchment paper with a tablespoon.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Transfer them on a wire rack and let them cool completely.
  9. Serve these with shaved chocolate.


Keywords: chewy chocolate cookies, brown sugar chocolate cookies