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Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

You'll fall head over heals for my Secret Ingredient Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies that once you try them you'll never want to go back to any other recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 14
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Allison


  • 1 cup butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 Tbs malted milk powder
  • 1 tsp coarse kosher salt + more for topping
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or silpat mat, set side.
  • In stand mixer add your butter and sugars and mix together until combined.
  • In small bowl whisk together your egg and vanilla then add to butter mixture and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add in flour, malted milk powder, salt, baking powder and baking soda and mix until just combined.
  • Add in your chocolate chips until blended.
  • Using a large cookie scoop or ice cream scoop place dough on prepared sheet spacing 2 inches apart.
  • Sprinkle the tops with a little salt and bake for 13-15 minutes until edges are just golden.
  • Let cool on cookie sheet for a few minutes before transferring to cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Sprinkle with some more coarse salt while warm.


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 336mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3mg