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5 from 4 votes

King Arthur Chocolate Chip Cookies

These King Arthur Chocolate Chip cookies are the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever! Crispy on the outside, and chewy on the inside. Yum!
Course Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 36
Author Allie Taylor


  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar cider or white
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups King Arthur unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly grease (or line with parchment) two baking sheets.
  • In a large bowl, combine the sugars, butter, shortening, salt, vanilla and almond extracts, vinegar and baking soda..
  • Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Beat in the egg, beating until smooth.
  • Scrape bottom and sides of bowl with a spatula to make sure all is thoroughly combined.
  • Mix in the flour, then the chocolate chips.
  • Use a spoon or a tablespoon cookie scoop to scoop 1 1/4 " balls of dough onto prepared baking sheets, leaving 2" between them on all sides, they'll spread.
  • Bake cookies for 8-9 minutes, till the edges are chestnut brown and the tops are light golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and cool 'til they're set.
  • Move to a baking rack.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.


For a gourmet touch and wonderful flavor, sprinkle sea salt on top of cookie dough balls before baking.