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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone claims to have THE recipe for the perfect chocolate chip cookies. So, I'll just say these thick, soft, chewy, chips laden dudes are my #1 favs!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, How To Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies
Calories 351kcal
Author kathleen


  • 2/3 Cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecans chopped-optional


  •  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  •  In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.  Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Stir the pecans and chocolate chips.  Using a large cookie scoop,  scoop dough onto a silpat lined cookie sheet.
  •  Bake 14-16 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the centers are set.  Don't overbake.  Cool 5 minutes before removing cookies to cooling rack.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg