Chocolate Chunk Cookies


  • 8 ounces butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flower
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups semisweet chocolate chunks


  1. Place butter in large bowl, cream at high speed until fluffy.
  2. Add sugars and beat until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes, scrape down sides of bowl occasionally.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time, until completely mixed.
  4. In a separate bowl mix flour, salt, and baking soda.
  5. Add butter mixture at low speed until combined, add vanilla extract.
  6. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl down, until blended.
  7. Add chocolate chunks and mix thoroughly.
  8. Refrigerate batter until cold, possibly overnight.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  10. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  11. Drop spoonfuls of batter 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  12. Bake about 12 minutes, until golden brown.
  13. Cool on wire rack.