Grab your mixing bowl and chocolate chips for cookies that will make you feel like a kid again.
You will need
- 1 lb. unsalted butter
- 1u00be c. granulated sugar
- 2 c. packed light brown sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 6 c. flour
- 1 tbsp. salt
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
- 3 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 cookie sheets
- Electric mixer
- Cooling rack or plate
- Parchment paper (optional)
Step 1 Preheat oven Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and set aside two greased cookie sheets.
You can line your pans with parchment paper instead of butter, shortening, or spray.
Step 2 Cream butter and sugars Using the electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl.
Step 3 Gradually add eggs Add the eggs gradually, beating after each addition.
Step 4 Mix in flours Mix in the flour. Add the remaining ingredients, mixing well after each addition.
Step 5 Place cookies on pan Use a tablespoon to scoop the cookies onto the baking sheets, 2 inches apart.
Step 6 Bake cookies Bake the cookies for 15 minutes or until they’re golden brown. Remove them from the oven and cool on the cookie sheets for three minutes before transferring to a cooling rack or plate.
In the 1930s, Ruth Graves Wakefield accidentally invented the chocolate chip cookie when she added pieces of semi-sweet chocolate to her butter cookie recipe, expecting them to melt into the dough.