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Chocolate Chip Cookie for One

This chocolate chip cookie for one is a giant, soft and chewy cookie that's filled with chocolate chips. It has crispy edges with a slightly gooey center. The perfect single serving cookie for whenever the craving hits!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cookie for One, Single Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 393kcal


  • Cookie Sheet


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (28 grams) melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar packed, light or dark is fine
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk discard the white
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour (47 grams) equivalent to ¼ cup plus 2 extra tablespoons
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat the oven to 350F (180C) degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar and white sugar until the butter no longer looks separate.
  • Whisk in the egg yolk and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Whisk in the flour and baking soda.
  • Stir in 3 tablespoons of chocolate chips. There will be 1 tablespoon remaining.
  • Form the dough into a ball about ¾ - 1 inch thick.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the top looks golden brown. Remove from the oven and place a few extra chocolate chips on top of the warm cookie.


  1. Making 2 Cookies: Dough can be divided into 2 equal-sized cookie dough balls and baked for about 11-13 minutes at 350F. 
  2. Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days. 
  3. Nutrition: Nutrition information is an estimate only and based on eating half the cookie. 


Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 523IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg