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AirPerfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

With a soft and chewy center and golden edges, these chocolate chip cookies are the best around. Grab a glass of milk and a stack of these irresistibly gooey chocolate chip cookies for the perfect snack. This chocolate chip cookie recipe couldn’t be easier to make, and there’s no dough chilling required!

There are thousands of chocolate chip cookies recipes out there, and this one is by far our favorite. The dough comes together easily and the cookies bake to golden perfection on a GoodCook AirPerfect Baking Sheet. We love that this recipe doesn’t call for chilling the dough – that’s an extra step we’re happy to leave out!  

Want to prevent cookie dough spread without chilling the dough? We use the GoodCook AirPerfect Nonstick Baking Sheet, which features a channeled surface to promote airflow so your cookie dough won’t spread and your cookies will bake evenly. With a non-stick surface, cookies will slide right off the sheet and clean-up is easier than ever!

AirPerfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tips For Making The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

  • Use real, unsalted butter – there’s no good substitute.
  • Don’t grease the cookie sheet. The dough will spread too much if you grease the cookie sheet. GoodCook AirPerfect Cookie Sheets are non-stick, so there’s no need to grease them!
  • Use a GoodCook Cookie Scoop so the cookies have a uniform shape and bake evenly.
  • Beat the butter and sugar for about 2-3 minutes, until the batter is nice and fluffy. Once you add the flour, don’t overmix the dough.
  • Don’t overbake your cookies! Once the cookies come out of the oven, they continue to bake for a short period. Put on a timer and check them a few minutes before they’re ready.

AirPerfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Steps to Make The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a GoodCook Mixing Bowl, sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In another GoodCook Mixing Bowl, cream the butter and sugar with a hand mixer until combined.
  • Beat in the eggs and vanilla into the butter and sugar mixture until fluffy.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the butter and sugar mixture.
  • Add the chocolate chips to the dough and mix to combine.
  • Using a GoodCook Cookie Scoop, scoop 2 Tablespoons of dough and roll into a ball. Repeat with the rest of the dough and place each dough ball evenly spaced on a GoodCook AirPerfect cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies just start to brown.
  • Let the cookies sit for 2-4 minutes before placing on a GoodCook Wire Cooling Rack.

Snack time just got sweeter with the GoodCook line of bakeware and kitchen accessories. Start this recipe with a GoodCook Mixing Bowl and a GoodCook Cookie Scoop for best results. Bake up the dough on a GoodCook AirPerfect Nonstick Baking Sheet to keep the cookies from spreading and for even baking. We love how easy it is to clean up! Are you ready to bake perfect chocolate chip cookies?

AirPerfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

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AirPerfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups chocolate chips or chocolate chunks


Preheat oven to 375F.
In a medium mixing bowl, sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, with cream butter and sugar until combined. Add mix in eggs and vanilla until mixture is fluffy.
Add creamed sugar mixture to dry ingredients and gently stir until combined.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Scoop 1/4 cup dough and roll into balls.  Place dough balls evenly spaced on AirPerfect Cookie Sheet.
Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until they start to lightly brown. Let cookies sit for 2-4 min before placing on cooling rack.

Recipe Notes

5 Chocolate-Dipped Valentine’s Day Treats

From heart-inspired strawberry pops to utterly cute bear cookies, we’ve got a make-at-home recipe to celebrate the special people in your life. These sweet chocolate-dipped treats are the perfect way to spread festive cheer and love. Make just one or make all five of these delightful kid-approved chocolate-dipped goodies for an irresistible Valentine’s Day treat.

We’ve got 5 chocolate-dipped treats that are perfect for your Valentine’s Day menu: chocolate-covered strawberry heart pops, heart love crispy treats, homemade peanut butter hearts, Valentine’s teddy bear sandwich cookies, and white chocolate pretzel hearts.

Supplies You’ll Need

To get started, we want to make sure you’ve got everything you need for making these treats: 

  • GoodCook® Digital Thermometer – simply unfold the thermometer to turn it on. Insert the tip in the melted chocolate to check the temperature. In just 3 seconds you’ll have an accurate reading. The GoodCook® Digital Thermometer is washable and is NSF certified for accuracy. It also quickly and easily switches from °F to °C.
  • A heart-shaped cookie cutter.
  • GoodCook® Paring Knife for shaping the strawberries into hearts.
  • Lollipop sticks – if you’re making crispy pops or strawberry pops, you’ll need lollipop sticks, which you can get online or in craft stores.
  • OodleTip® Piping Bag – this one-piece icing bag, ready-fit with a plastic tip, can be easily snipped into different sizes.
  • Dark, milk and white chocolate and candy-colored melts.

Melting Chocolate for Dipping: Tips & Tricks

  • Use the Right Tools: For best results, when heating chocolate in the microwave, use a microwave-safe glass bowl. (A ceramic bowl tends to hold heat longer, and can overheat your chocolate, causing discoloration as it cools.) For stovetop melting, use a double boiler or metal bowl for the best results.
  • Heat to Correct Temperature: To keep the chocolate from mottling or separating, measure with the GoodCook® Touch Thermometer to ensure the chocolate doesn’t overheat. Heat dark chocolate to 90°F and heat milk or white chocolate to 88°F.
  • Microwave Method: Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl, heat for 1 minute at 50% power level. Stir, then return to microwave and continue to heat in 20-second intervals, stirring between, until chocolate is smooth and measures at the correct temperature.
  • Stovetop Method: Chop the chocolate, place in a double boiler (or place in a smaller saucepan over a second larger pan filled with 2 inches of water) over barely simmering water. Stir constantly, until chocolate reaches the correct temperature.
  • Perfect Coating: Add a small amount of coconut oil to thin the chocolate – this makes an ideal chocolate coating that is smooth and tastes delicious. Coconut oil has a lower melting temperature than cocoa butter, so allow it to harden in a place that is cooler than 78°F. Once cool, store dipped the treats in the fridge.
  • Cool Slowly: Be patient with the process! Slowly heating and cooling melted chocolate puts it into “temper” – this is a good thing! If chocolate is heated or cooled too quickly, the cocoa butter can crystallize and mottle, leaving unsightly streaks in your treats when they cool. For this reason, always allow chocolate-dipped treats to cool and harden on the countertop before storing in the fridge.

5 Easy Chocolate- Dipped Valentine Hacks

For each of these recipes, prepare dark, milk, white chocolate, and/or colored candy melts by melting 1 cup of chocolate and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil together, using the tips and correct temperature settings (above).

1. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Heart Pops

1. Use a small GoodCook® Paring Knife to slice a “V” into the top of strawberries.
2. Remove greens.
3. Press a sucker stick into the bottom of each strawberry.
4. Dip into chocolate, allowing any excess chocolate to drizzle off of the strawberry.

2. Heart Love Crispy Treats

1. Cut prepared crispy treats into hearts with a cookie cutter.
2. Dip in melted chocolate or colored candy melts.
3. Drizzle with melted white chocolate or sprinkle with seasonal sprinkles.
4. If desired, turn into crispy pops by pressing a stick into the bottom of your heart before dipping.
5. Allow to cool and harden before serving.

4. Homemade Peanut Butter Hearts

1. Mix 1 cup powdered sugar with 1 cup peanut butter.
2. Roll the mixture out on parchment paper
3. Cut into small hearts with a cookie cutter.
4. Dip in melted chocolate.
5. Allow to cool and harden before serving.

4. Valentine’s Teddy Bear Sandwich Cookies

1. Dip cookies in melted milk or semi-sweet chocolate.
2. Once dipped, place on parchment paper.
3. Working quickly, press 2 chocolate chips into the top to create the “ears”, press 2 candy eyes, and 1 colored candy melt
onto the top of the cookie to create the “face”.
4. Place a tiny dollop of melted chocolate on the candy melt and attach a heart sprinkle for the “nose”.
5. Allow to cool and harden before serving.
6. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

5. White Chocolate Pretzel Hearts

1. Place mini pretzel twists on a parchment-lined sheet pan.
2. Melt-colored candy melts and transfer to a GoodCook® OodleTip® bag.
3. Snip a small portion from the tip, pipe melted chocolate slowly atop pretzel into a heart shape.
4. Press a candy-coated chocolate piece into the center of each heart.
5. Allow to cool and harden before serving.

Make special occasions even sweeter with the GoodCook® line of bakeware and kitchen accessories.
Your kids will love these sweet and tasty treats. Are you ready to get dipping?

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Happy chocolate-dipped treat making! If you try this recipe at home, we’d love to see a photo of it! Snap a picture and upload it to Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us #goodcookcom