Extraordinary Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bake up extraordinary chocolate chip cookies in no time. They're a cookie-jar favorite!

  • Prep Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 72

1 1/2
cups butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4
cups granulated sugar
1 1/4
cups packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
eggs
4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (24 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (4 cups)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter, sugars, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed or with spoon until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by tablespoonfuls or #40 cookie/ice cream scoop 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

Like nuts in your cookies? Stir in about a cup of your favorite chopped nuts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.