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Soy Sauce Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies made with a secret ingredient, soy sauce.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip, Soy Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 32
Author Cookie Madness


  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened (170 grams)
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 120 grams
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons very firmly packed brown sugar 130 grams
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour unbleached (290 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter and both sugars and beat with an electric mixer until creamy, Beat in the egg, vanilla and soy sauce.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • With a spatula scraper or with lowest speed of mixer, stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Drop by the cookies by rounded tablespoons onto the baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are browned. Alternatively, divide dough into 4 equal sections. Chill the dough, then divide each section into 8 pieces to make 32 cookies.