NYC's Giant Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

New York City's chocolate chip cookies are big chocolatey handfuls of heaven. It's important to serve this homage to that classic cookie warm, so if you can't eat them right away, follow the directions for storing the dough and baking them on demand.

Chocolate chip cookies on cookie sheet
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Bake Time:
13 mins
Cool Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 18 mins


  • 3 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

  • 1 12 ounce pkg. semisweet chocolate chunks or chips (2 cups)

  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips


  1. In a medium bowl sift together flour, cornstarch, salt, and baking soda. In a large bowl stir together butter and both sugars. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Stir in flour mixture until combined. Stir in walnuts and chocolate chips.

  2. Cover and chill dough 1 hour. Portion dough into heaping 1/3-cup balls (14 dough balls). Cover and chill dough balls 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Evenly space seven dough portions on each cookie sheet. Bake 13 to 14 minutes until golden. Cool on cookie sheets 15 minutes. Serve warm.

To Store

Prepare as directed through Step 3. Transfer dough balls to an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Bake refrigerated dough as directed. Bake frozen dough at 375°F 16 to 18 minutes. Store baked cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months. To enjoy warm, bake in a 400°F oven about 5 minutes or microwave 20 seconds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

649 Calories
39g Fat
75g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 649
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 50%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 286mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 27%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Potassium 243mg 5%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 85.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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