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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

There really is nothing like a classic chocolate cookie fresh out of the oven. Crispy edges, a gooey center, and lots of chocolate chips. This easy recipe, perfect for everyday baking and occasions
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chewy Chocolate Cookie, Chocolate chip, Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, Kids Friendly
Servings: 36
Calories: 217kcal


  • #40 Scoop
  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • Half-Sheet Pan



  • 3 ¼ cups All-purpose flour 
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Table salt


  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Packed dark brown sugar 
  • cup Unsalted butter, softened 
  • cup Vegetable shortening
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp. Pure vanilla extract 
  • 2 cups Semisweet chocolate chips 
  • ½ cup Milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350° with rack in center position. Line baking sheets with parchment.
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
  • Cream granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, shortening, eggs, and vanilla with a mixer on low speed, then increase speed to high and beat until fluffy and light in color.
  • Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture until no flour is visible; stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough using a #40 scoop (about 2 Tbsp.) onto prepared baking sheets, spaced 2-inches apart.
  • Bake cookies until lightly brown around the edges, 12–14 minutes. Let cookies cool on baking sheets 2 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Per cookie, Calories: 217

Forget that recipe on the back of the chip package — this is the best-ever recipe for Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies. With two kinds of chocolate, all three dozen cookies will be gone before you know it.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories217
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 12g 19%
    • Saturated Fat 6g 30%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 106mg 5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
    • Protein 3g 6%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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