Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies – Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can’t eat just one!!

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can't eat just one!!

I have so many recipes for chocolate chip cookies but until now had not made mini chocolate chip cookies.

What was I waiting for because these are so good. Mini food has a way of tasting better. And they’re so cute if I do say so myself.

The cookies are begging to be washed down with a Horizon Organic Lowfat Plain Milk Box. There’s something about the classic combination of cookies and milk that you just can’t beat.

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can't eat just one!!

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Perfect For Snacks and Lunchboxes

The milk boxes (and the cookies) are great for lunchboxes, snacks, travel, and more. These shelf-stable milk boxes are a perfect alternative to juice boxes and are handy for school lunches or afternoon snacks.

Now that school is back in session, I am always trying to find healthy, organic choices for my daughter’s school lunches that she enjoys and that don’t need refrigeration.

A milk box and a few cookies are a perfect little treat to pack in lunches or as an after school snack before homework and sports practice begins.

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can't eat just one!!

What Do The Cookies Taste Like

I adapted an older recipe for Chocolate Chip and Chunk Cookies that never disappoints to make the mini cookies.

The cookies are pillowy soft in the center and have just the right amount of chewiness with plenty of melted chocolate. I recommend using mini chocolate chips rather than normal size for better chocolate distribution.

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can't eat just one!!

Tips For Mini Cookie Success

I also recommend using a mini 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop so that your cookies turn out uniformly. It also makes the work of forming the dough mounds much, much faster than doing it by hand or by guesswork.

Be sure not to overbake these little cuties so that they stay soft and chewy rather than crunchy. All ovens vary but just under 6 minutes was perfect in my oven. Check early and often since they are so small.

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can't eat just one!!

And don’t forget to wipe off your milk mustache. Ahhh, so good.

Here’s a video showing you just how I make the cookies.

More favorite chocolate chip cookies recipes:

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies – Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can’t eat just one!!

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies – Soft, chewy, adorable little MINI cookies that are a hit with everyone!! Fast and easy! Bet you can’t eat just one!!

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) Horizon Organic unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup organic light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup organic granulated sugar
  • 1 Horizon Organic Large Egg
  • 2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract
  • 2 cups organic all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons organic cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon organic baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic salt, or to taste
  • 1 3/4 cups organic mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, plus more for sprinkling the tops if desired
  • Horizon Organic Lowfat Plain Milk Boxes, for serving

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or large bowl and electric handheld mixer, beat the butter on low speed until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. Add the sugars and beat on medium-high speed until creamed and well combined, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and add the egg, vanilla, and beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and add the flour, corn starch, baking soda, salt, and mix until just combined, about 30 seconds.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and beat for a few seconds on low speed to incorporate.
  6. Using a mini 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, form mounds and place them on a large plate or tray, lightly smoosh the mounds down a slight amount, cover with plasticwrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, up to 5 days.
  7. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with a Silpat Non-Stick Baking Mat, parchment, or spray with cooking spray. Place dough mounds on the baking sheet, spaced at least 1 inch apart; I bake 15 to 20 cookies per half sheet pan. Bake for about 5 to 6 minutes, or until barely golden brown around the edges, even if slightly undercooked in the center, noting the tops will not be browned and will be pale.
  8. Optionally, after cookies emerge from the oven, add a few more chocolate chips to the top of each cookie for visual appeal.
  9. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing and transferring to a rack to finish cooling before serving with milk. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Alternatively, unbaked cookie dough can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months, so consider baking only as many cookies as desired and save the remaining dough to be baked in the future when desired.

Adapted from Chocolate Chip and Chunk Cookies

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19 comments on “Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies”

  1. These cookies look so cute and delicious! Forget the milk and the fruits, I would totally have these (only) for a school lunch if I were but ten years younger!

  2. These are definitely cute and loaded with chocolate chips!

  3. You can have more than one because of the size, right??? :)

  4. I love these one bite cookies! Need milk!

  5. These mini chocolate chip cookies look incredible! 100% making them with the kids when they get home from school in a little bit!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  6. This is such a cute idea!! Perfect for kids :)

  7. What’s up with all of these organic ingredients? Sorry, but I am not about to replace all of the ingredients in my pantry with organic, so my question to you is this: Will the taste be impacted at all if I just choose to use non-organic ingredients?

    • This was a sponsored post that I did for Horizon Organic and they wanted to encourage readers to use all organic products. However, the recipe will work out just fine if you choose to use conventional products.

  8. I’m so in love with those tiny bits of joy!

    Rating: 5
  9. Could I substitute Apple sauce for the egg in this recipe??

  10. Hi Averie, I’ve made many of your cookie recipes (and most are a hit😊). I made these and followed directions exactly however my cookies are very flat. Any suggestions? Thanks for sharing all of your great recipes!

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