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Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a modified version of the Tollhouse cookie recipe.

1 cup butter (softened)
1 cup butter flavored shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons of vanilla
4 eggs
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
4 1/2 cups of flour
1 24 ounce bag of chocolate chips.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

First, add the butter and shortening to your mixer and cream together:

Add the sugar and continue to mix:

Then add the brown sugar and mix well:

Next, add the vanilla (I am usually very liberal with the vanilla:

Next, scrape down the sides of the bowl:

Then add the eggs, one at a time, and mix until fluffy:

Then add the baking soda and the salt:

Next, add the flour. I have a 1 1/2 cup measure cup, so I do three of these, mixing well between each addition:

Next, scrape down the sides of the bowl again:

Now add the chocolate chips:

Now scrape down the sides of the bowl one last time, allowing even more mixture of the chocolate chips:

Now the dough is ready to be scooped onto your parchment lined cookie sheets:

Bake for 11 minutes and then remove from oven, and scoop onto a cooling rack:

Pour a nice big glass of milk, and enjoy!!

This recipe yields approximately 7 dozen cookies.


( 11 comments — Leave a comment )
Jul. 14th, 2008 11:41 am (UTC)
yum! i love your journal. may i friend you? =)
Jul. 14th, 2008 07:35 pm (UTC)
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Jul. 14th, 2008 10:09 pm (UTC)
Thank you!! I hope you enjoy them! I feel honored!
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Jul. 15th, 2008 02:13 am (UTC)
You're a person after my own heart!!!
Jul. 15th, 2008 12:12 pm (UTC)
:D I love baking, but haven't done it in a while. I just made a batch of the peanut butter cookies (they're delicious, by the way) and I am eagerly awaiting the first batch of chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven. :D
Jul. 15th, 2008 12:20 pm (UTC)
Looks delicious! But, how many cookies does it make?
Jul. 15th, 2008 07:26 pm (UTC)
This recipe makes approximately 7 dozen.
Jul. 31st, 2008 06:07 pm (UTC)
I adore baking and your recipes and pictures are gorgeous.

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Jul. 31st, 2008 06:28 pm (UTC)
Please friend me! I love having lots of friends!
Aug. 13th, 2008 10:14 pm (UTC)
These were great! They came out extra gooey for me because of the kind of chocolate I used, but that's all good! I love the one-bowl approach, too ;-)

Thanks for sharing!
Aug. 16th, 2008 09:22 am (UTC)
Wow I love your journal so much! The pictures of the cookies were stimulated my gastric juice to secrete because I am so craving for Chocolate Chip Cookies. Now, I have something more to add to my list-of-things-to-do-after-my-exams! Thanks <3
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