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Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Small batch chocolate chip cookies are soft, chewy & completely irresistible. They're made with melted butter, no mixer, and there's no chilling required - so you can go from cookie craving to a plate of warm cookies in no time. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cookies, Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 6 cookies


  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • cup all-purpose flour spooned & leveled
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl stir together the melted butter and brown sugar.
  • Stir in the egg yolk and vanilla extract.
  • Stir in the flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips.
  • Form the dough into 6 balls that are taller than they are wide and place 2 inches apart on the lined cookie sheet. 
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops are just set.


*Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.