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Easy Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

  • Author: Christine at
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-1/2 dozen 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Soft and chewy, with a hint of molasses, these easy to make Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies are bake and go. No chilling required!



  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 13/4 cup packed light brown sugar, divided reserving 1/4 cup
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 11/2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter, 1-1/2 cups brown sugar and salt until fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla. Stir until completely combined.
  4. While stirring, add flour and baking soda. Continue stirring until flour is incorporated.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Scoop balls of dough, 1-inch round. Roll in reserved brown sugar. Place on baking sheet at least 2 inches apart.
  7. Using bottom of a glass, press dough to flatten.
  8. Bake on center rack of preheated 350° oven until puffed and edges are golden,10 – 12  minutes.
  9. Allow to cool on pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  10. Store in airtight container, at room temperature,  for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.




This recipe is easily doubled.

Keywords: Chewy Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies