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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!
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chocolate chip, cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
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
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 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.


Nutrition Facts
Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving (2 cookies)
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 39mg13%
Sodium 245mg11%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 373IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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