Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

The recipe everyone craves—a crisp outside with a chewy middle. Take these out of the oven when they are still slightly underdone for best results.

Makes: 24 cookiesHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  • Cream butter, shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time; beat well after each egg is added. Beat in vanilla.
  • Combine dry ingredients; stir into butter mixture.
  • Carefully fold in chocolate chips.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on baking sheets. Bake 8–10 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheets 10 minutes before removing.

Recipe Information

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  • Cream butter, shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time; beat well after each egg is added. Beat in vanilla.
  • Combine dry ingredients; stir into butter mixture.
  • Carefully fold in chocolate chips.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on baking sheets. Bake 8–10 minutes. Allow to cool on cookie sheets 10 minutes before removing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium60mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars19g
Protein2g