Best Damn Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Damn Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 dozen


  • 1 package (11.5oz) Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 sticks (1cup, 3tbs) butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer and mix softened butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract until creamy. Then mix in eggs one at a time and add maple syrup.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Slowly mix flour mixture with butter and egg mixture until forma a nice cookie dough consistency. Takes a couple of minutes with an electric hand mixer.
  4. Use a spatula or wooden spoon and mix chocolate chips into dough.
  5. Use your hands and make 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. You can usually get about a dozen on a sheet at a time. Space them a few inches apart.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for about 2 minutes before placing on a cooling rack to complete cooling.