Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

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recipe by Rachel Lo

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based on 9 ratings

Thick and chewy, salty and sweet. The perfect cafe-style chocolate chip cookie.

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    301g (about 2¼ cups)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    about ½ tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    about ½ tsp (3g)
  • Butter icon
    12 tbsp (170g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    1 cup
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    ½ cup
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    1 (20g)
  • Semisweet chocolate icon
    Semisweet chocolate
    1½ cups (about 277g)
  • Fleur de sel icon
    Fleur de sel
    2 tsp (about 13g)


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  2. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  3. Add all purpose flour, baking soda and salt to a clean medium bowl
  4. Whisk until well combined then set aside
  5. Add butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, egg and egg yolk to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Transfer dry ingredients to large mixing bowl
  7. Stir slowly until combined
  8. Mix thoroughly until creamy
  9. Add semisweet chocolate to the large mixing bowl
  10. Scoop content of large mixing bowl onto 2 baking sheets
  11. Mix in large mixing bowl until just combined
  12. Bake cookies until golden brown - 18 min, 160°C
  13. Sprinkle with fleur de sel lightly
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