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Southern Living's BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies on a square white plate

Southern Living’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 from 6 reviews

Southern Living’s thick and chewy cookies with loads of chocolate!



  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with paddle attachment of stand mixer until creamy. This can also be easily done by hand. Add eggs and 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla, beating until blended.
  2. Add flour, baking soda, and salt and beat until blended. Mix in chocolate by hand just until combined. Using a 2 tablespoon capacity cookie scoop, place cookie dough balls on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 14 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.


Adapted from Southern Living