Save on Pinterest

Salted Brown Sugar and Rye Chocolate Chip Cookies

These bakery-style cookies are a delicious twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie! The combination of rye flour, chocolate and brown sugar makes these cookies truly unique. They’re soft and chewy with crunchy edges, perfectly salty-sweet and loaded with just the right amount of chocolate. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon, optional
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup rye flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks or chips
  • Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg and bourbon, if desired. In another bowl, whisk flours, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chunks.
  • Shape dough into 1-1-/2-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake until edges are just set, 8-10 minutes (centers may appear under-baked). Remove from oven; immediately sprinkle cookies with sea salt. Cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Store between pieces of waxed paper in an airtight container.
  • Freeze option: Freeze cookies in freezer containers , separating layers with waxed paper. To use, thaw before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 134 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Recommended Video