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Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (8 Reviews)


Feel free to add about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of nuts to the batter before baking.


  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 to 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips


In large mixing bowl cream butter and sugars until light. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
Sift together the flour, salt baking powder, and soda; stir into the first mixture, blending well. Stir in chocolate chips. Shape into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are light brown.

Makes about 4 to 5 dozen cookies.

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 5 out of 5
Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, Member kardny

After trying so many different recipes with my teenage daughter, who is taking Baking in high school, this was by far the easiest and best tasting. I have found also that the cooking time is key. I will be making these again for sure. Enjoy!

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