Celebrate World Baking Day with this Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe

According to Days of the Year, worldbakingday.com created World Baking Day in 2012 as a way to celebrate baking. This day can be enjoyed by baking your favorite baked goods, and giving them away to friends and family. Every year since 2012, World Baking Day has been celebrated on the third Sunday of May. This year it is on May 17th 2021. 

To celebrate World Baking Day, here is a classic chocolate chip cookie to share with your loved ones.


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • ½  teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 cup salted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 cup white (granulated) sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (or chocolate chunks, or chopped chocolate)