Recipe: Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies?!? I remember cookie and milk time as a kid and I still love to indulge around 3pm with a glass of milk and a few cookies. To try and help me cut back on the amount engulfed, I made the smaller. This recipe yields an incredible amount of cookie to satisfy a large group of people so if you’re like me and making them at home for yourself, cut this bad boy recipe in ¼ of the quantity. Trust me. Be a kid again and enjoy this delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe! 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, plus more for topping if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt for 20 seconds, set aside.
  2. Place butter in a microwave safe bowl, heat in microwave on HIGH power until butter has melted halfway.
  3. Remove and whisk until fully melted. Pour butter into the bowl of an electric stand mixer.
  4. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar, fit mixer with paddle attachment and blend mixture on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Mix in egg and vanilla extract. With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Scoop dough out a slightly heaping 1/2 tsp at a time and drop onto plates (wax paper, whatever).
  8. Shape each into a ball, then if desired press 3 - 4 more chocolate chips into top.
  9. Align on two silicon mats or parchment paper lined baking sheets, spacing 1-inch apart.
  10. Bake in preheated oven about 5 - 6 minutes (they should still fill soft and slightly under-baked, they will continue to cook slightly once removed from oven so carefully not to over-bake).
  11. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet several minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool.