sweet and salty dessert - brown sugar cookies

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

Thick, chewy, brown sugar cookies - a simple sweet and salty cookie recipe that everyone will enjoy!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, dessert
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 146 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 3/4 c butter softened
  • 1 c brown sugar packed
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 1/4 c cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs until just incorporated. 
  3. Add flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt and mix.
  4. Use a cookie scoop or roll 1+" dough balls by hand and drop on cookie sheet. Optional: add a crack of sea salt to the top of cookies just before baking.

  5. Bake 8 minutes or until slightly golden.

Nutrition Facts
Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 24mg1%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.