Charming Chocolate Chip Chewies

      1 stick (1/2 cup) softened butter (salted or unsalted)
      3/4 cup light or dark brown sugar
      1 large egg
      1-1/3 cup flour, all-purpose, self-rising, or bread (lightly spoon the flour into the measuring cup and level off. Do not pack down when measuring!)
      1 cup chocolate chips (any kind your prefer or have on hand)


      1.Preheat oven to 350F.
      2.Mix the butter and sugar together until completely combined.
      3.Add the egg and mix until incorporated.
      4.Stir in the flour then the chocolate chips until combined.
      5.Scoop into mounds about 1 TBSP each onto ungreased cookie sheets. Do not put more than 9 cookies per sheet.
      6.Bake at 350F until just set on the edges and middle still looks undercooked. About 8-12 minutes.
      7.Allow to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing. Cookies will continue to cook on the sheets for a few minutes.

      Makes about 2 dozen medium sized cookies