Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies, Dessert
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Serves: 5 dozen
Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies.
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup real butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 (12 oz.) package Ghiradelli brand semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 (12 oz.) package chocolate chunks
  • 2 cups chopped nuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Cream together the butter, shortening, vanilla and brown sugar.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time and mix in.
  4. Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix until combined.
  5. Add the chocolate chips. Mix in.
  6. Scoop the cookies out using a medium scoop onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for about 13 minutes until a light golden brown. These are best slightly underbaked. Leave them on the cookie sheets for 2 minutes and then remove to a rack to cool.
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