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Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies have a crisp outside and chewy center! Simple to make, these may just be your new go to cookies to bake!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chocolate chip, cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 295kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 2 cups flour *all purpose
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter *slightly melted, but not fully liquid
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups chocolate chips *I used 1 cup semi sweet, 1 cup dark chocolate chunks


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla extract, and apple cider vinegar using a mixer.
  • Add in the egg and mix until just combined.
  • Add in the flour mixture, stirring until just combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a cookie scoop, drop cookie dough onto a cookie sheet, spacing about 2 inches apart.
  • Place cookie sheet in preheated oven and bake 7-9 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before moving to cooling rack.


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg
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