Cake-Like Chocolate Chip Cookies

cake-like chocolate chip cookies recipe

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Ratings
  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 3 dozen cookies (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
294 Calories
17g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 dozen cookies (12 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 294
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 4g
Calcium 47mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These soft, cake-like chocolate chip cookies would be welcome in any lunchbox or make them for a weekend treat.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces butter (room temperature)
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients and preheat oven to 375 F.

    cake-like chocolate chip cookies recipe
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  2. Cream together the butter with brown sugar until light and fluffy.

    cake-like chocolate chip cookies recipe
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  3. Beat in the egg, sour cream, and vanilla.

    cake-like chocolate chip cookies recipe
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  4. Mix in the flour, baking soda, and salt until well blended, followed by the chocolate chips.

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  5. Drop by tablespoon or small cookie scoop onto greased or silicone mat-lined baking sheets, leaving about 2 inches between each cookie.

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  6. Bake for about 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

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  7. Remove to racks to cool completely.

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  8. Serve and enjoy!

    cake-like chocolate chip cookies recipe
     The Spruce