Brown Butter Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Kelly Denton
4 Min Read

Chewy or crispy it’s the age old debate. This salted chocolate chip cookie recipe gives you the best of both worlds! Crispy edges with a soft and ooey gooey center. Topped while warm with just a sprinkle of pink Himalayan salt to bring out the sweetness of the cookie and chocolate.

How many different chocolate cookie recipes can one have in their arsenal? For our family our go to is our favorite back of the Crisco box recipe for making cookie cakes, but this recipe has quickly risen to the head of the class when it comes to everyday snacking cookies.

Brown butter is my favorite way to add another flavor profile to baked goods. It adds a slightly nutty flavor. Try adding browned butter to your favorite recipes, like these Rice Krispie Treats.

Brown Butter Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Sprinkle of Sea Salt


  • 1 c unsalted butter browned
  • 1 c white sugar
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 c chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Add butter to a wide stainless steel bottom pan. Heat on medium-low until it becomes bubbly and you can see the butter solids separate from the liquid. Continue to stir the butter as the butter solids/flecks begin to toast. You’ll see brown flecks and begin to smell a nice nutty butter smell.

  • Remove pan from stove top and transfer butter to let it cool while you prep the rest of your ingredients.

  • Add browned butter, vanilla, and sugars to a mixing bowl. Beat on medium-high until the sugars are incorporated. The mixture will become smooth and glossy.

  • Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into the wet mixture until incorporate.

  • Set mixture aside to cool before adding in chocolate chips, 10-15 minutes.

  • Add in chocolate chips, mix. Chill dough while the oven preheats.

  • Scoop heaping spoonfuls, a large cookie scoop works best onto your lined baking sheet. Space cookies 2-3 inches apart.

  • Bake 9-10 minutes until just the edges are browned and immediately top with a sprinkle of sea salt. Leave the cookies on the sheet to completely cool. This will result in cookies with crisp edges and a cooked, yet gooey center.

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