Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies #cookiemonth14

It's WEEK FOUR of National Cookie Month and this week we're sharing recipes for cookies that freeze well. In my opinion, there's no better cookie to freeze than the classic chocolate chip cookie. 

The Four C's. They can't be beat. I've heard that it's the salt that makes or breaks a perfect chocolate chip cookie, but over time I've come to think differently. I think it's the brown sugar. And then the salt. And then the chocolate chips. Whether they be pieces, chunks or chips-- dark, semi-sweet or milk chocolate, it's a personal preference. I like using chips because they're classic, but I really dig a cookie with chunks.

Portion out your cookies using a melon baller or an ice cream scoop and place them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze for 1 hour and then label a resealable plastic bag and place your frozen cookie balls in it. Pull out as many or as few as you need when you need cookies for the bake sale or for a quick treat. Just add 2 minutes to your baking time.

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 40 cookies
Author: Nikki Miller-Ka of Nik Snacks
It's WEEK FOUR of National Cookie Month and this week we're sharing recipes for cookies that freeze well. In my opinion, there's no better cookie to freeze than the classic chocolate chip cookie.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl. 
  3. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips . 
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets. BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. 
  5. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes then remove to wire racks to cool completely.



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Please consult a healthcare professional or dietician about nutritional needs for your diet. I am a communications professional, not a physician.
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Be sure to check out my cookie month partners and their amazing recipes:
Jess at The 104 Homestead
Kathie at Homespun Seasonal Living
Tessa at Homestead Lady
Chris at Joybilee Farm
Sheila at Life, Love, and Good Food
Wendy at The Monday Box
Shari at Pure Grace Farms
Angi at Schneiderpeeps
Lauren at Wicked Spatula

The following companies generously sponsored various cookie month projects. I may not have used all of them in my recipes, but this project is in no small part thanks to the incredible contributions of: Bob's Red MillThe Daily MealIndia Tree, King Arthur FlourProduct of GIRKaTomSunButter, and Wilton.

DISCLAIMER: I have been compensated and received product in exchange for this post, but all opinions and views are my own. 

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About the author

Nikki Miller-Ka

Nikki Miller-Ka

Ms. Miller-Ka is a classically trained chef with a BA in English from East Carolina University and a Culinary Arts Associate Degree from Le Cordon Bleu-Miami.

Formerly, she’s worked as a researcher, an editorial assistant, reporter and guest blogger for various publications and outlets in the Southeast. She has also worked as a catering chef, a pastry chef, a butcher, a baker, and a biscuit-maker. Presently, she is a food editor, freelance food writer, and a tour guide for Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours.

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  1. Def classic cookies. My kids have a play date at the moment and I am tempted to get them to help me make these.

  2. You cannot beat a good chocolate chip cookie with a stick...and these sound delicious!

  3. Chocolate chip cookies really are great for freezing. These look like great cookies to have on hand.

  4. Nothing beats a classic chocolate chip cookie! YUM

  5. What a wonderful thing to have on hand in the freezer for anytime you want to bake! Yum.

  6. I'm always on the look out for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe! These look perfect!

  7. I can never say no to chocolate chip cookies!

  8. Classic chocolate chip cookies are my most favorite!

  9. Cookies that freeze well week?! That's awesome! And these cookies look great, too. :)

  10. There is NOTHING better than a classic chocolate chip cookie!

  11. A classic recipe like chocolate chip cookies is definitely something every baker should have in their recipe box! These look great!

  12. I love a great chocolate chip cookie!

  13. classic chocolate chip cookies are the best!


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