Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

From the 2024 edition of the iconic Milk Calendar.

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

10 min

Total Time

20 min


  • medium mixing bowl
  • whisk or fork
  • electric mixer
  • table spoon or small ice cream scoop
  • baking sheet


  • 2 1/4 cups (560 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened but not melted
  • 1 cup (250 mL) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) chopped semi-sweet chocolate or chocolate chips


  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, using a handheld electric mixer, beat together butter,
    brown and granulated sugar for about 2 minutes or until very creamy
    and smooth. Beat in yogurt and vanilla. Add flour mixture and stir to
    combine. Add chocolate and stir to distribute evenly.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment
  4. Using a heaping tbsp (15 mL) or small ice cream scoop, drop batter
    onto prepared pan leaving about 2 inches (5 cm) between each cookie.
    Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until just set and light golden around
    edges. Let cool completely. Repeat with remaining batter.