Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies to die for. This is a recipe that has finally been perfected after many years of tweaking.

Original recipe makes 2 -1/2 dozen cookies


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
1 jumbo egg
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Whisk both amounts of flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, and pudding mix in another bowl with an electric mixer until blended; beat in egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract until combined. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Roll the dough into 2-inch balls and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.


Calories: 160 kcal
Carbohydrates: 22.4 g
Cholesterol: 28 mg
Fat: 7.6 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 1.7 g
Sodium: 114 mg