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Kelly Ripa’s Chocolate Chip Cookies


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
(2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 1/2 cups (about 12 ounces) semisweet and/or milk chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking soda; set aside.

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter with both sugars; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Reduce speed to low; vanilla, and eggs. Beat until well mixed, about 1 minute.

Add flour mixture; mix until just combined.

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Drop tablespoon-size balls of dough about 1 & 1/2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with ungreased cooking sheet.

Bake until cookies are golden around the edges, but still soft in the center,11 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes.

Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely.