Chewy Chocolate Cookie Recipe + Who Would You Make Cookies For?

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies are delicious and quick to make.
Course cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 to 32


  • 3/4 cup melted butter a stick and a half
  • 1.5 cups brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate coarsely chopped


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat melted butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, at least five minutes.
  • Add eggs until just combined.
  • Stir in vanilla extract.
  • Pour in flour, baking soda and salt. Mix until just combined.
  • Add chopped chocolate chunks and stir to combine.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill at least two hours, preferably 24 hours. 
  • Preheat oven to 325F
  • Scoop dough using your favorite cookie scoop onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake at 325F for 13 to 15 minutes.
  • Let cookies rest on sheet for two minutes before moving to a cooling rack.