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Fluffy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The addition of a secret ingredient (spoiler alert: it's vanilla pudding) takes these classic cookies from simple to scrumptious.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Cooling time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 3 dozen


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 3.4 ounce package instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 12- ounce package milk chocolate chips


  • Cream together butter, sugars, and vanilla bean paste. Mix in vanilla pudding mix. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly mix this into your wet ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Place dough in refrigerator and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Once the oven has preheated, roll dough into balls and bake on a greased or lined cookie sheet for 8-12 minutes, or until golden.
Keyword chocolate, chocolate chip, cookies