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Wanna bake chewy cookies that stay chewy? Yeah, me too. That's why I'm sharing my quick & easy recipe for the best jumbo chewy chocolate chip cookies.

Giant Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These chocolate chip cookies are decadent, chewy, and extra large (4.5"!)...just the ticket when you need an indulgent, yet easy to bake treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip cookies, giant cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 270 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 16 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325° F

  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl, melt butter. Mix in sugars until combined. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract until combined. Pour the flour mixture into the butter mixture and fold together gently until combined. Don’t over mix. Add chocolate chips and fold them in gently.

  4. On your parchment-lined baking tray, scoop out ¼ cup scoops of dough, placing six to a tray, about 3” apart. Don't flatten the scoops of dough, they will spread plenty while baking! Bake one sheet at a time for 14-16 minutes or until cookies are juuuust beginning to brown on the outer edges. The key is to pull them early enough that they stay chewy.

  5. Let cookies cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes and then carefully transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

The key to making these cookies ultra-chewy lies in the generous size and careful baking. The scoops of dough may seem excessive, but they will spread to perfection during baking. Pull the tray from the oven juuuust as the edges of the cookies are beginning to brown slightly. It's crucial for a chewy interior to pull the trays before the cookies have set completely. You'll get a pretty good feel for this after the first tray. And remember to always check that oven temp for best results!

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen.