Stir 'Em With a Spoon Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 C plus 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt (omit if using salted butter)

12 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled a bit so it's not, you know, hot

1 C packed brown sugar

1/2 C white sugar

1 large egg, plus 1 large yolk

2 tsp vanilla

1-1 1/2 C chocolate chips

Whisk flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Melt your butter if you haven't already. Mix it with the sugars. Add the egg and yolk and mix them up good to incorporate. Add vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix until just combined. The add the chocolate chips. (I did 1 1/2 C and thought it a bit much). 

Drop onto baking sheet. Bake at 325 (yes, it's much lower than normal) and bake for 12-18 minutes (yes, that's a wide range--the first time I made these they were big; the second time, the dough was cold; thus mine took a while, but I'd hate to tell you 15-18 minutes and have yours get too brown, so have a peek at 12). 

Note: These are great if you throw them in the oven as soon as you make the dough, but they're a bit better if you let the dough chill for a day. 

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