How to Make a Soft Batch of Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Gather

Before starting, ensure you have all your ingredients ready: flour, baking soda, salt, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, eggs

Mix Dry

In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together 2 and 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Set aside.

Cream Butter

In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1 cup of unsalted butter (softened), 3/4 cup of packed brown sugar, and 3/4 cup of granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

Combine Wet

Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet mixture, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix, as this can result in tough cookies.

Chill the Dough

For the softest cookies, chill the dough for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Chilling helps prevent the cookies from spreading too much during baking.

Scoop and Bake

Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto a lined baking sheet, leaving some space between each cookie.

Perfection

Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are set and the centers are still slightly soft. Remember that the cookies will continue

Cool and Enjoy

Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cooled, indulge in the soft

Creative

Soft batch cookies offer endless opportunities for creative customization. Whether adding nuts, dried fruits, or experimenting with different types of chocolate