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Best Soft Batch Cookies – Small Batch Recipe

6 Best Soft Batch Cookies for Two Small Batch Recipe on a cutting board

These are the best Soft Batch Cookies. This recipe makes a small batch of six soft and chewy cookies. Why make a small batch? Because, if you’re like me and would eat every scrumptious cookie in a large batch, this will help keep that under control!

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You can substitute the chocolate chips with chocolate chunks, M&M’s, Reese’s pieces chips, or your favorite cookie ingredient.

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How to make a small batch of the best Soft Batch Cookies:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).

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Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Click for parchment paper.

Melt the butter a little bit, for about 30 seconds in the microwave. It won’t be completely melted but will have some liquid.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter with granulated sugar, and brown sugar.

Add in the vanilla and the egg yolk. Continue mixing on low speed until just combined. Don’t over mix.

Then add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until the dough forms.

best soft batch cookie dough mixed in a bowl

Gently fold in the chocolate chips, or other candy of choice.

best soft batch cookie dough with chocolate chips added

Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.

best soft batch cookie dough divided into 6 equal portions

Roll the portions into balls with your hands. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet. Click for a baking sheet.

best soft batch cookie dough balls on a baking sheet

Bake for 9 – 11 minutes until the cookies are just barely golden. Don’t over bake or they won’t be soft.

Let them cool on the pan for 2 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling. Click for a wire rack.

Best Soft Batch Cookies for Two Small Batch Recipe

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Yield: 6 Cookies

Best Soft Batch Cookies - Small Batch

Best Soft Batch Cookies - Small Batch

These are the best Soft Batch Cookies. This recipe makes a small batch of 6 soft and chewy cookies.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cool Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (or chocolate chunks, M&M’s, or Reese’s Pieces)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Click for parchment paper.
  3. Melt the butter a little bit, for about 30 seconds in the microwave. It won’t be completely melted but will have some liquid.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter with granulated sugar, and brown sugar.
  5. Add in the vanilla and the egg yolk. Continue mixing on low speed until just combined. Don’t over mix.
  6. Then add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until the dough forms. If the dough is too sticky or wet add tiny bits of flour until it's right.
  7. Gently fold in the chocolate chips, or other candy of choice.
  8. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll into balls with your hands. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet. Click for a baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 9 - 11 minutes until the cookies are just barely golden. Don’t over bake or they won’t be soft.
  10. Let them cool on the pan for 2 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling. Click for a wire rack.

Notes

  • You can substitute the chocolate chips with chocolate chunks, M&M's, Reese's pieces, or your favorite cookie ingredient.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 331 Total Fat: 17g Saturated Fat: 10g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 53mg Sodium: 195mg Carbohydrates: 44g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 29g Protein: 4g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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