The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 25 cookies


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In stand mixer, with paddle attachment, combine butter, cream cheese, sugars, egg, and vanilla. Beat for 5 minutes in a stand mixer or 7 with an electric hand mixer
  2. Scrape sides of bowl and slowly add flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt while stirring
  3. Add chocolate chips and stir slowly with mixer or fold in by hand
  4. Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 5 days before baking
  5. Preheat oven to 350
  6. Use spoon to scoop out dough and roll into a ball by hand, then flatten on baking sheet
  7. In between batches, make sure to put the dough back in the refrigerator
  8. Bake for 8-9 minutes, or until edges have set and tops are just beginning to set, even if slightly undercooked. Do not bake longer than 10 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and leave on baking sheet for at least 5 minutes
  10. Move cookies to a cooling rack until fully set
  11. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week

Recipe Notes

Source: This recipe was slightly modified from the recipe found here: