Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour

CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe – you’re going to love it!

My husband won’t stop talking about these Chocolate Chip Cookies!   He recently told me they were his favorite cookies that I make, which surprised me.  After all, they were kinda a accident….!

I was craving cookies so I decided I was going to make my favorite chocolate chip cookies.  I got out all the bowls and supplies, except the flour.   That’s because I quickly realized we were all out of all purpose flour!  What’s a girl to do when she wants chocolate chip cookies? She improvises! So I decided I was going to make cookies with bread flour.  The results..

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Cookies Made with Bread Flour are so chewy and delicious!   I will always have bread flour in the cabinet now specifically for cookie making! Who knew bread flour could transform a cookie to be so good!

Bread Flour Recipe for Cookies

So the science of why these cookies are so chewy is because bread flour produces more gluten, causing a more chewy cookie.  The results is crispy, chewy cookies, which are dare I say: perfect!

CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Bread Flour Vs All Purpose Flour

The big difference between bread flour and all purpose flour is protein. Bread flour has a higher protein content because bread (think stretchy chewy bread) needs to produce more gluten. That’s how you get stretchy, chewy bread – and that’s how you get chewy cookies!

How to Make Chewy Cookies

Instead of all-purpose flour, use bread flour.   Bread Flour helps make chewy cookies (as well as chewy pizza dough!). 

Time to bake the best chocolate chip cookies!

This recipe calls for 1 3/4 cup bread flour. Combine it with baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

In another bowl add softened butter, brown sugar and sugar together. I like to use a hand mixer to cream all the ingredients together. Once mixed, add egg and vanilla and continue mixing.
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Now, add your wet ingredients to the dry ingredients (the flour bowl) and mix until your cookie dough is crumbly.
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Add in your semi-sweet chocolate chips and stir with a spoon, making sure you mix well so the chocolate chips even out.  You want to make sure every cookie is packed with chocolate chips! 
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Cover the dough bowl with plastic (or bee’s wrap– my new favorite kitchen tool!) and place in the refrigerator.  We’re going to let the dough chill for 30 minutes,  allowing the dough to toughen up so we can form it into balls. 
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Now roll the dough into smallish balls  and place on a nonstick cookie sheet or silicone baking mats
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

I love the mix of sweet and salty so I add a little dash of sea salt on each cookie.  This is optional, but highly recommended!
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Then using a spatula, gently press down on each cookie forming it into a cookie like shape.

Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown and out comes the most delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Bread Flour Cookie Recipe

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

My little one couldn’t keep her eyes (or hands) off them!  I recommend eating at least one cookie warm, because warm chocolate chip cookies are the best in my opinion!  My husband is a weirdo and doesn’t like warm cookies, can you believe it?
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

This recipe makes 2 dozen cookies, but good luck not having them all eaten in a day!  Not only are these great for dessert or snacking, but if you love to bake for holiday gifts – these are the cookies you want to bake!
CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!
Serve cookies with tea (or milk!) and have a great afternoon snack! I hope you enjoy these Chocolate Chip Cookies made with Bread Flour!

CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!(PS.  This beautiful mug is made by White Peach Pottery – I’m in love with everything they make!  Their mugs make me feel fancy when eating cookies and tea!)

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour

CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Made With Bread Flour! My husband declares this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe!  This easy recipe makes 2 dozen homemade cookies.   Save this recipe - you're going to love it!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 24

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup bread flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • sea salt to sprinkle optional

Instructions

  1. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl. 

  2. Add softened butter, brown sugar and sugar to a large bowl.  Use a hand mixer to cream ingredients together.  Add egg and vanilla and continue mixing until combined.

  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients bowl and mix until you have a crumbly cookie dough. Add chocolate chips to bowl and stir with a spoon.

  4. Cover bowl and place in refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.   Place silicone baking mats on cookie sheets, or spray with nonstick spray.

  6. Drop large tablespoons of cookie dough on cookie sheets.  Sprinkle lightly with sea salt (optional).  Using a spatula, gently press down on each cookie so it's no longer a ball shape.

  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve warm - enjoy!

 

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