5 from 3 votes
cookies and glasses of milk
Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

The best dang chocolate chip cookies you will EVER try! Brown butter dark chocolate chip cookies will change everything you ever knew about chocolate chip cookies. It's all in the butter.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brown Butter Cookies, chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 36 people
Calories: 100 kcal
Author: Stephanie
  • 12 T unsalted butter 1 1/2 sticks
  • 1 c brown sugar dark brown yields moister results
  • 1/2 c white sugar
  • 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 1/4 c flour
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 1 t cornstarch
  • 1 package quality dark chocolate chips
  • coarse sea salt for garnish
  1. Brown butter by heating in light-colored, heavy saucepan, whisking continuously until brown specks have formed and butter has turned to amber color. Remove from heat and pour into small glass bowl to set in refrigerator to chill until solid.
  2. Cream butter, mix in sugars. Add in eggs and yolk, then vanilla.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients without overmixing.
  4. Chill dough in refrigerator several hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Form dough into balls, sprinkle with coarse sea salt, bake about 11-12 minutes until edges are barely browned. Cool on pan, then move to cooling rack.
  7. makes about 3 dozen cookies

Nutrition Facts
Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 140mg6%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.