Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies


Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies are a delightful twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe. These cookies are soft, chewy, and full of rich chocolate flavor, with the added richness of cream cheese. They are perfect for any occasion, from a casual snack to a special dessert.

Why we love this recipe:

  • The addition of cream cheese gives these cookies a unique texture and flavor.
  • The combination of cream cheese and chocolate chips creates a rich and indulgent treat.
  • This recipe is easy to make and can be customized with your favorite mix-ins or toppings.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg


  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • You can use regular cream cheese or reduced-fat cream cheese for this recipe.
  • Leftover cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened butter, cream cheese, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla extract, and beat until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  6. Stir in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
  7. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  9. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.


Q: Can I use a different type of chocolate chips? A: Yes, you can use milk chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, or a combination of different types of chocolate chips.

Q: Can I add nuts or other mix-ins to the cookies? A: Yes, you can add chopped nuts, dried fruit, or other mix-ins to the cookies if desired.



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