Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Our New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

1 cup butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips

In a large bowl cream together butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla.  Add dry ingredients.  Mix well.  Add chocolate chips.  I put the dough in the fridge for about 2 hours.

I wanted to make large cookies, so I used my ice cream scooper to measure and scooped dough onto parchment covered cookie sheets.  I flattened each cookie a little before baking.

Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes (keep in mind my oven is fast).  Cool before removing from sheets.

14 comments :

  1. Yum! Thank you for this. I am going to have to try this.

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  2. Looks SO good and I bet they'd be perfect for making ice cream sandwiches with! I did that this weekend with (cringe) store bought cookies.

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  3. Yum! I'll have to try these today...I'm liking the ice cream sandwich idea! Thanks so much for your wonderful recipes!

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  4. Chocolate chip cookies must be the "in thing" right now because I just got another recipe that I tried last night and man alive, it was so good.
    My two younger children were overheard saying, "Why can't we just have normal cookies?" I was confused. What is the matter with my cookies? The other child said, "Yeah, mom always puts some healthy crap in her cookies." I had to laugh...I always add oats to cookies that I bake. In their honor I baked two very large batches of cookies without any "healthy crap" in them last night.

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  5. These just came out of the oven! Delicious! The texture is perfect. Sometimes chocolate chip cookie recipes are too runny or too dense...love this.

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  6. I love when you post recipes, I'm making these today! Thanks again for your advice last week!

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  7. i happen to be very sick...with a little boy who is home sick...and i happen to have these ingredients at hand...

    hmmmmmmm............

    me thinks I will pre heat the oven...

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  8. Oh, these look divine. It's rainy and chilly here in Seattle, looks like I just found a great afternoon baking idea! Thanks!

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  9. Yum! Love chocolate chip cookies. Katie's favorite thing to bake. I will have to share this recipe with her.

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  10. These look great! I would not be able to leave the cookie dough in the fridge for 2 hours!!! It would be calling me name the whole time!!! :)

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  11. hmmmm, I may have to try those today :)

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  12. Always always on the look~out for a new choc-chip cookie recipe .... thanks! :D

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