Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

What food has a cozier feel than a chocolate chip cookie still warm from the oven? Whether you have it with a glass of milk, an afternoon tea, or just on its own sweet own, it makes the shoulders rise to the ears as if you get a hug with every bite. Breathy mmmmms and ear-to-ear grins just seem to follow naturally.

We’ve tried many chocolate chip cookie recipes, but this one from has proven itself a classic with our guests time and again. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Before You Start

Preheat  oven to 325 degrees F

Prepare  grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper

Baking time 15 – 16 minutes


  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, slightly melted
  • 1 ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped (optional)


  1. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.
    1. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the slightly melted butter and brown sugar.
  3. Beat in the vanilla, egg and egg yolk until light and creamy.
  4. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand using a wooden spoon.
  6. Drop cookie dough rounded tablespoons onto the prepared cookie sheets.
    1. Space cookie drops 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 15 – 16 minutes in the preheated oven or until the edges are lightly toasted.
  8. Let cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.


If you’re looking for other tasty cookie recipes our guests enjoy, take a peek at our Breakfast page. Sure, it’s full of breakfast favorites we serve in the morning at our BnB cabins, but we’ve also listed some fun afternoon treats we like to have out for guests.

Enjoy some Sweetness at the Cabins

Treats come in all shapes and sizes, from chewy chocolate cookies to sweet time alone with the one you love. If you’re thinking about a sweet escape this year, look no further than Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins.

Located just one hour from Portland, Oregon, 30 minutes from exciting downtown Hood River, Oregon and minutes from exhilarating hikes, dreamy vineyards and more; our private, spacious cabins make an excellent romantic getaway.

Spend your days exploring the area and your evenings luxuriating in a jetted tub, cozied up by the fire or stargazing from your secluded porch. With so much to do in the Gorge, you and your partner can rest, relax and reconnect in a way perfect for you. We have dog-friendly options too so you can even bring Fido along!

Take a peek at our cabins and start planning today. Make sure to also look into our year-round lodging specials to get the most of your vacation.

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