Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe Video

This chocolate chip cookie recipe is easy to make and a delicious treat for anyone.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Servings4Cuisine
CourseTaste
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Eggs2 Large, beaten
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Semisweet chocolate chips2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chopped pecans/Chopped walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1598 Calories from Fat 771

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 89 g137.1%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g193.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 226.7 mg

Sodium 986.3 mg41.1%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 111.4 g

Protein 16 g32.8%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 0.52%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 26.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl by hand. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt. The dough will be very stiff.

You can even use a Kitchen Aid mixer for this first step. I use the batter attachment and mix on a lower setting. Just be sure that the dough is well mixed before moving on.

Stir in chocolate chips by hand. You'll need to use a sturdy wooden spoon for this and a bit of muscle. You can add the pecans, or other nuts, at this time if desired. Keep stirring and folding the chocolate chips and nuts into the dough until they are evenly dispersed. (This makes sure you have enough chocolate in each cookie!!)Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl by hand. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt. The dough will be very stiff.

You can even use a Kitchen Aid mixer for this first step. I use the batter attachment and mix on a lower setting. Just be sure that the dough is well mixed before moving on.

Stir in chocolate chips by hand. You'll need to use a sturdy wooden spoon for this and a bit of muscle. You can add the pecans, or other nuts, at this time if desired. Keep stirring and folding the chocolate chips and nuts into the dough until they are evenly dispersed. (This makes sure you have enough chocolate in each cookie!!)
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. The chocolate chip cookies need to be this far apart because the dough spreads during cooking. No one wants to cut the cookies apart after baking.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. You may even think that the chocolate chip cookies are underdone, but they will finish cooking through out of the oven. If you leave them in too long, the cookies will be tough or crispy. (My kids eat them anyway. I always over cook at least one sheet because of the phone, a child wanting some attention or some other reason)
The centers will be soft. Let cool completely then remove from cookie sheet. I use a flat spatula to remove the cookies from the sheet. It helps to get them off quickly. If you try to remove the cookies while they are still warm, the chocolate chips are still very soft and this can cause a very big mess as well as messy looking cookies.
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Editors Review

Making chocolate chip cookies at home is not as difficult as we think. Here is a simple to understand recipe video for making them successfully at home. It’s kind of a musical journey with instructions and ingredients written down at every step.
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