2 cups all-purpose flour 

1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 

1⁄2 teaspoon salt 

3⁄4 cup butter, melted 

1 cup packed brown sugar 

1⁄2 cup white sugar 

1 tablespoon vanilla extract 

1 egg 

1 egg yolk 

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  • Mix together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well blended.
  • Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy.
  • Mix in the dry ingredients until just blended.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips by hand using a wooden spoon or just the mixer who cares it won’t actually matter
  • Ball cookie dough 1/4 cup at a time onto the cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart or 1 tbsp (the bigger spoon) Inch and a half apart
  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted.
  • Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.