Perfect sweet and lightly salty chocolate chip cookies that remain soft. The only chocolate chip cookie recipe you need.
1/2Cplus 2 Tbsp brown sugar
1/2Cplus 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1Cminus 1 Tbsp cake flour
3/4Cplus 1 tsp bread flour
1/2tspplus 1/8 tsp baking soda
3/4tspcoarse sea salt
1 3/4Csemi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
Sea salt for toppingoptional
In a large bowl or stand mixer, cream butter and sugars. Mix in egg and vanilla, followed by next five dry ingredients. Mix chocolate chips in until well combined. Transfer dough to a large bowl. Cover, pressing plastic wrap to the surface of the dough and chill for at least 24 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Allow dough to warm up for 15-20 minutes to be more manageable. Form slightly larger than golf ball size balls of dough and place 2-inches apart on a baking sheet prepared with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. If desired, sprinkle with sea salt.
Bake for 13-15 minutes. Place baking sheet on a wire rack for 5 minutes before transferring cookies to another wire cooling rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.