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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


My hubby's favorite! Crisp edges and chewy middles. These truly are the best chocolate chip cookies!

Ready In: 1 hour
Servings: 24
Difficulty Level: 2 of 5 stars


 Recipe Variations: Substitute 1 cup Kraft Premium Caramel Bits for the 1 cup chopped walnuts AND/OR 2 cups milk chocolate chips for the 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips.
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts. Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.
  3. Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.
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