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soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

(6 ratings)
Recipe by
Amanda Bryant
West Brooklyn, IL

I've been working on perfecting this recipe for years. I think I finally got it! These bake up chewy and soft, and don't spread out like most chocolate chip cookie recipes I've tried. I hope you enjoy and welcome the comments!

(6 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 stick
    imperial margarine, softened
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract (can be imitation or pure)
  • 2
  • 2 c
    chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

How To Make soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 325*F.
  • 2
    Cream together margarine, sugars and butter, add eggs and mix just until incorporated.
  • 3
    Add flour and baking soda to wet mixture and mix.
  • 4
    Stir in chocolate chips and nuts if desired.
  • 5
    Roll into tablespoon sized balls and bake for 13 minutes.
  • 6
    Let cool for 1 minute before removing from pan. Cool on wire racks.
  • 7
    Makes about 32 cookies, give or take, depending on how many taste testers you have helping you.

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