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5 from 4 votes

Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two

This chocolate chip cookies for two recipe makes just four perfect chocolate chip cookies, with a crunchy outside, chewy and soft middle and loaded with chocolate chips. This is the perfect treat when you need a little something sweet.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time9 mins
Servings: 4


  • 2 TBS butter (softened)
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 1 TBS sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg yolk***
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4-6 TBS flour **
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven (or toaster oven) to 350 degrees.
  • Blend your softened butter, brown sugar and white sugar together in a small bowl.
  • Add the egg yolk and vanilla and mix again till combined.
  • Add your baking soda, salt and flour to the bowl and stir till combined. Start with 4 tablespoons of flour and add more as needed.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Form cookie dough into 2 large or 4 normal sized balls and place on a pre sprayed baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-9 minutes or until edges are golden. (or about 10-12 for large cookies)
  • Remove from oven and drop the baking sheet on the counter to give the cookies that perfect wrinkle.


**Try 4 TBS first and add more flour if the dough is too thin
***my egg was really large so I needed at least 2 more TBS flour.