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Half batch chocolate chip cookies on cooling rack

Easy Small-Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/8 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 12 oz. bag of chocolate morsels


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add butter, sugar, brown sugar & mix until creamy. Then, stir in the egg.
  • In a smaller bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and salt together and stir. Add the dry ingredients to the creamy batter and mix until well blended and thick. 
  • Fold chocolate chips into the cookie batter, then spoon small 1-inch balls of batter on to the cookie sheet, spacing them about an inch apart.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and allow 5-10 minutes to cool before eating.