Chocolate Chip Cookies

Does anything smell better than a cup of coffee and freshly made cookies early in the morning? I don’t think so! My kitchen smelled divine this morning..mmm! As I was pulling my cookies out of the oven for my kid’s school snack, my coffee finished brewing.

It was rather a cold morning, so I put my sweater on and walked out to enjoy this crisp fresh air with my hot coffee and warm cookies. What an amazing morning- peaceful, delicious and warm!

These chocolate chip cookies are just perfect for snack and dessert, coffee or tea companion or just to have something sweet to kill the cravings. You can add chips or chunks or perhaps break into pieces your favorite chocolate bar, such as Hershey’s or dove. We love dark chocolate but every now and then these inexpensive chunks serve a great purpose for baking, of course, ahem midnight snack too!

I really hope you like them because they are simply the best. Hey, if you try this recipe or any other recipe from my blog please share with me on Instagram. Make sure to tag me @sandraseasycooking using hashtag #sandrasasycooking I would love to see all your delicious creations and share with my readers as well. Thanks!!! <3


Chocolate Chip Cookies

recipe adapted from Chef Ameera
Course Dessert
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cool on pan 3 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 COOKIES
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chip or chunks
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.
  3. Add applesauce into a large bowl. Add sugar and butter; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes). Beat in vanilla and egg. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well blended. Fold in chips. Allow it to cool down for 30 minutes in the fridge

  4. Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until almost set.
  5. Cool on pan 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pan; cool on wire racks


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