Photo by Mateusz Feliksik
Photo by Mateusz Feliksik

Cookies are small, sweet, and often tasty baked treats that are made from a dough, typically made with flour, sugar, butter or oil, and eggs. They come in many different varieties, from the classic chocolate chip cookie to more exotic flavors such as green tea, lavender, and even bacon.

Cookies can be classified in different types depending on their texture, ingredients, and preparation method. Some popular types include:

  • Drop cookies: These are made by dropping spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet.
  • Bar cookies: These are made by pressing dough into a pan and then cutting them into bars after baking.
  • Rolled cookies: These are made by rolling dough into a log shape and then slicing them before baking.
  • Pressed cookies: These are made by pressing dough through a cookie press to create various shapes before baking.

Cookies are a popular treat around the world, and they are a staple in many cultures. They are often enjoyed as a snack, a dessert, or as a sweet accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea. Cookies are also a common treat during holidays, such as Christmas, where special recipes and designs are often used.

Cookies are also popular as a homemade treat, as they are relatively easy to make, and can be customized to suit personal taste. Many people enjoy baking cookies as a fun family activity or as a way to show love and affection to others.

Overall, cookies are a beloved treat that come in many varieties, and are enjoyed by people of all ages. They are perfect for a quick snack, a dessert, or a gift, and can be made in many different ways to suit personal taste.


  • 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, beat the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together until creamy.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla extract to the butter mixture and beat until combined.
  5. Gradually stir in the flour mixture until just combined.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy your delicious and soft cookies!

Note: You can add 1 cup of chopped nuts or 1 cup of raisins to the dough if you like.

Note: You can also make the dough in advance and keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days before baking them or in the freezer for up to 3 months, just thaw it before using it.