Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 30mins




  • Adjust oven racks to upper and lower middle positions.
  • Heat oven to 325*.Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt together in medium bowl, set aside.
  • Either by hand or electric mixer, mix butter and sugars until thoroughly blended. Beat in egg, yolk and vanilla until combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and beat at low speed just until combined.
  • Stir in chips to taste.
  • Roll scant 1/4 cup of dough into ball.Holding dough ball in fingertips of both hands, pull into 2 equal halves. rotate 90* and with jagged edges facing up, join halves together at their base, again forming a single ball being careful not to smooth dough's uneven surface.
  • Place formed dough onto cookie sheet, leaving 2 1/2" between each ball.
  • Bake, reversing position of cookie sheets halfway through baking, until cookies are light golden brown and outer edges start to harden yet centers are still soft and puffy -- 15-18 minutes.
  • Cool cookies on sheets . When cooled, peel cookies from parchment -- .