I like my chocolate chip cookies soft and chewy, and I’ve experimented for years to come up with a recipe that I LOVE! I think this is it. These are even soft the next day, and the day after that . . . the secret is not to bake them too long. You want to remove them from the oven when they are just barely golden on top.
I like to scoop out the cookie portions and then freeze the dough. Whenever I have a cookie craving, I just pop the frozen dough onto a cookie sheet and in 10 minutes I have warm, freshly baked cookies. To prevent your pre-made cookie dough portions from sticking together, freeze them separately first (on cookie sheets or in a 9×13 pan) before transferring them to their final storage container. Then you can have fresh-from-the-oven cookies whenever the craving strikes!