Mom’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 - 15 minutes
24 cookies


1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, softened
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups (375 mL ) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
1/2 cup (125 mL) milk
1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Butter large baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add flour, baking soda and milk and stir with a wooden spoon until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls (15 mL) onto prepared baking sheets, at least 3 inches (7.5 cm) apart.
  4. Bake, one sheet at a time, for 10 to 15 min or until golden around the edges and set in the centre. Let cool on sheets for 2 min, then transfer to racks to cool.