Merry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Merry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dazzle chocolate chip cookies for the holidays by using popular red and green chocolate candies as well as chocolate chips.

Prep Time

2:20

Hrs:Mins

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 9 dozen cookies

1 1/4
cups butter or margarine, slightly softened
1/4
cup shortening
1 1/4
cups granulated sugar
1 1/4
cups packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
eggs
4 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
bag (14 oz) candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter, shortening, sugars, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips and chocolate candies.
  2. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by level teaspoonfuls or #70 cookie/ice cream scoop about 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 10 to 11 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
Makes About 9 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Making these cookies will go a lot faster if you use a cookie/ice cream scoop. Level off the cookie dough in the scoop on the edge of the bowl.
Variation
Make Four-Chip Cookies by using 1 cup each semisweet chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, white vanilla baking chips and butterscotch chips in place of 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips and the chocolate candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.