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homemade chocolate chip cookies

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

These Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies are thick, yet soft, melt in your mouth cookies full of chunks of rich chocolate. Better than bakery cookies they will put you on the top of the list with your cookie loving friends.

yield 25 serving(s)
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade chocolate chip cookies

  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter softened
  • 1 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 2 tsp
  • 2
  • 2
    (4 ounce) bars ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate baking bars chopped.
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make homemade chocolate chip cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Stir flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside. In stand mixer on medium speed cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time mixing just until incorporated.
  • 3
    Add dry mixture slowly to butter mixture. Scraping bowl several times. Stir in chocolate and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoons on to ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until the tops start to brown.
  • 4
    If you would like to do half the batch without nuts you will only need 1/2 cup of nuts. Mix in after you have baked off 1/2 of the cookies.