Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Baking Soda (Or Baking Powder)

So, you’ve decided to bake chocolate chip cookies, and every recipe you see uses a leavening agent. There’s no problem with leavening agents. However, it’s easy to overlook buying them at the grocery store.

The worst part is when we discover that we do not have the necessary ingredients when we begin making those choc chip cookies.

What can you do when you’ve begun baking chocolate chip cookies and then find that you’re not using baking soda, baking, or other baking ingredients? Are there ways to bake cookies without using a leavening agent?

It’s a relief to know that, it is possible to bake cookies without using a leavening agent. Cookies will have the same texture and quality as had you used a leavening agent.

The gooey, thick delicious, and soft cookies are made without baking soda or baking powder. It’s almost impossible to make; however, with the help of butter and eggs, the cookies will have an excellent taste and an even better texture.

Making The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Baking Soda Or Powder

Chocolate chip cookies are an essential part of American food and are popular worldwide. Everyone should have a Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe in their arsenal.

Simple, easy, tasty, and without interesting ingredients or chilling times. What’s not to love?

They are exactly what a chocolaty chip should look like: crunchy and chewy while packed with chocolate. The doughy texture is baked to perfection and with the perfect smell.

How Do You Make Chocolate Chip Cookies Perfect:

  • Don’t melt the butter completely. To prevent the time spent chilling be sure that the butter is in a place that is cool and firm.
  • Make sure you measure the flour accurately. This is an essential step. Fill the cup with flour. Depending on the amount of flour, you could easily add either too much or too little amount of flour. A lot of flour will result in a hard cookie, whereas the absence of flour will produce thin and not appealing cookies.
  • Make sure you use a large number of chips made of chocolate. You can utilize as many as you like. You can choose to use milk, dark, and white chips ( these are my most preferred). It is possible to add peanut butter chips or choose to use chocolate that has been chopped.
  • Select the sugar. If you stick to white sugar, you’ll get crisp cookies. If you use brown sugar, you’ll get softer cookies. This is entirely dependent on you.
  • Do not overbake. The cookies should be baked evenly. This is rule No.1 for baking cookies, which is not to overbake. The cookies won’t have the golden look you’re hoping for, so make sure you follow the exact time we gave you, and they’ll be incredible. Anything more than that can result in over or under-baked cookies. The cookies will still be somewhat soft after being removed from the oven, but when they cool, they will have a classic cookie-like texture.

Cookies like these will always be perfect each time, but if they get unsteady, these are a few possibilities for the reason:

  • Overmixing. While it may appear to be fake news, mixing too much can ruin the batter for cookies.
  • Make sure that your ingredients are cold. Use chilled butter and cold eggs and mix them in a cold bowl. This gives the cookies a crisp finish.
  • The correct oven temperature. Preheated oven and at the right temperature will yield perfect baked cookies. An overly hot or cold oven can result in poor results.
  • Make sure you use the correct quantity of ingredients. Just make sure that you’re using the right quantity, and you’ll have perfect cookies. This is one recipe in which you shouldn’t be calculating ingredients. You should take the proper measurements.

This one recipe just like all of our recipes is tried in our kitchen, and the results that you see in the images are likely to be the cookies you will see similar to.

What To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Baking Soda Or Baking Powder

Step 1: Gather Your Materials.

Preheat the oven to 350F. Prepare a cookie sheet using parchment paper.

Step 2: Beat sugar and butter in a mixing bowl.

Step 3: Add egg and vanilla, and beat until well combined.

Step 4: Fold in flour until it is just combined.

Step 5: Fold in chocolate chips.

Step 6: With a round tablespoon, place the cookies on the cookie sheet. You could also use a small cookie/ice cream scoop.

Step 7: Bake the cookies for 10 minutes.

Take it off and let it cool completely before serving.

Chocolate Chip Cookies With No Baking Soda Or Baking Powder

yield: 14 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 20 minutes

These chocolate chip cookies do not contain any leavening agents and they turned out stunning!



  • One cup of chilled butter
  • 1/2 cup of sugar (white or dark)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large cold egg
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chip (dark milk, dark or white)


Preheat the oven to 350F. Prepare a cookie sheet using parchment paper.

Beat sugar and butter together in a bowl. If the butter is not cold, it will not make the perfect fluffy mixture.

Add vanilla, egg, and egg. beat until they are combined.

Add flour and fold in until mixed.

Incorporate chocolate chips.

By using a tablespoon that is rounded and a round tablespoon, place the cookies on the cookie sheet. It is also possible to use a small cookie or ice cream scoop.

Make the biscuits for about 10 minutes.

Cool completely and remove before serving.


Enjoy the cookie with milk, tea, or milk-containing nuts.

If you want a dairy-free option, you can use coconut oil. For a GF version, make use of certified gluten-free flour as well as nut-derived flour such as almond flour.

Nutrition Information:

YOU CAN: 14. SERVING SIZE: 1 cookie

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