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Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

These delightful chocolate chip birthday cookies recipe, reminiscent of a birthday cake, are perfect for birthday parties, celebrations, or as an everyday indulgence.

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

These birthday cake cookies are a great way to say happy birthday and it’s an easy cookie recipe!

Recipe for Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies:

Let’s dive right into the recipe for these irresistible cookies. Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients:

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe
  • ½ cup no salt butter, melted 
  • ⅓ cup sugar 
  • ½ cup brown sugar 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda 
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • 1 ½ cups flour 
  • 1 cup chocolate chips 
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips (or peanut butter, butterscotch…whatever you like)
  • ½ cup jimmies 

Instructions:

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

In a large bowl whisk the melted butter and sugars until creamy 

Add in the egg and vanilla then the baking soda and salt 

Add in the flour half at a time until well combined 

Fold in the chips and sprinkles 

Scoop onto parchment paper lined trays or plates 

Freeze for 2 hours 

Preheat oven to 350 and line baking sheets with parchment paper 

Bake 10-12 minutes 

Cool, serve, and enjoy! 

Storing Leftovers:

In case you have any cookies left (although they tend to disappear quickly), here’s how to store them for maximum freshness:

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

Room Temperature: If you plan to enjoy the cookies within a day or two, store them in an airtight container at room temperature. This will keep them soft and delectable.

Freezer Storage: To preserve the cookies for an extended period, freeze them in a freezer-safe container or bag. Place parchment paper between layers to prevent them from sticking together. Frozen cookies can be enjoyed for up to three months.

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

The best part of this big birthday cookie recipe is that you can use your favorite color sprinkles to match theme of your birthday party!

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

FAQs:

Q: Can I use different types of chocolate in this recipe?

A: Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with milk, dark, or even white chocolate chips to suit your taste preferences.

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

Q: Can I substitute butter with margarine or another type of oil?

A: While butter provides the best flavor and texture, you can substitute with margarine or a neutral oil. Keep in mind that the flavor and consistency of the cookies may vary slightly.

Q: Can I add nuts or other mix-ins to the dough?

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

A: Certainly! Chopped nuts, such as peanuts or tree nuts, can add an extra crunch to your cookies. Simply fold them into the dough along with the chocolate chips.

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Cookies:

Soften the butter at room temperature before using it in the recipe for the best results.

Use a large bowl for mixing to ensure all the ingredients are incorporated properly.

To achieve a tender and chewy texture, avoid overmixing the dough. Mix until just combined.

Experiment with different colored sprinkles to match the theme of your special day.

These are the best chocolate chip cookies and one of my favorite cookie recipes.

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies Recipe

Side Dishes and Serving Ideas:

Elevate the enjoyment of these delightful cookies with some complementary side dishes and serving suggestions. Here are a few ideas:

Cookie Cake: Transform this recipe into a giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake by pressing the cookie dough into a greased pizza pan or a large, greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Decorate with your favorite frosting and sprinkles for a show-stopping dessert.

Ice Cream Sandwiches: Sandwich a scoop of your favorite ice cream between two cookies for an extra-special treat.

Cookie Platter: Arrange an assortment of cookies on a serving platter for a visually appealing and delicious display.

Milk or Hot Chocolate: Serve the cookies alongside a glass of cold milk or a mug of hot chocolate for a classic and comforting combination.

Great Places to Serve:

Birthday Parties: These cookies are a must-have for any birthday celebration. Whether you’re throwing a big bash or an intimate gathering, they’ll bring joy to the guest of honor and everyone attending.

Bake Sales: Offer these delectable cookies at a bake sale to raise funds for a good cause. They’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser and a top seller!

Office Parties: Surprise your colleagues with a batch of freshly baked cookies to celebrate a colleague’s birthday or any special day at work. They’ll appreciate the thoughtful gesture.

Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies are the perfect sweet treat for any special occasion or just a simple indulgence. Baking a batch of these delicious cookies will fill your kitchen with mouthwatering aromas and bring smiles to faces young and old.

So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and let the baking magic begin! Whether it’s a birthday party or a casual get-together, these cookies are sure to make your special day even more memorable. Enjoy every delightful moment, and happy baking!

What are some other fun birthday recipes to try?

If you are looking for more fun cookie recipes be sure to check out this comprehensive list! The Best Cookie Recipes For Year Round Baking!

Easy Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies
Yield: 12-14 cookies

Easy Chocolate Chip Birthday Cookies

Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 24 minutes

These delicious chocolate chip cookies are great for any birthday celebration!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup no salt butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips (or peanut butter, butterscotch…whatever you like)
  • ½ cup jimmies

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl whisk the melted butter and sugars until creamy 
  2. Add in the egg and vanilla then the baking soda and salt 
  3. Add in the flour half at a time until well combined 
  4. Fold in the chips and sprinkles 
  5. Scoop onto parchment paper lined trays or plates 
  6. Freeze for 2 hours 
  7. Preheat oven to 350 and line baking sheets with parchment paper 
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes 
  9. Cool, serve, and enjoy! 

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 269Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 20mgSodium 4880mgCarbohydrates 44gFiber 1gSugar 29gProtein 3g

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