Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies250

This straightforward recipe for the classic cookie has been in Canadian Living's recipe archive for decades. For a larger cookie, simply double the amount of dough per cookie and increase the baking time by a couple of minutes. 

  • Portion size 50 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Method

In bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time; beat in vanilla. Whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded 1 tbsp, about 2 inches (5 cm) apart, onto parchment paper–lined or greased baking sheets. With fork, flatten to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thickness.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until edges are golden but centres are slightly soft, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool on pans on racks for 5 minutes; transfer to racks and let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 5 days.)

Nutritional facts Per cookie: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 79 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 113.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 50 mg
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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