Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 4 dozen
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 cup (6 ounces) miniature semisweet chocolate chips
- Melted semisweet and/or white chocolate, optional
- Melt butter in a microwave; stir in vanilla. Cool completely. In a large bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar; stir in butter mixture and chocolate chips (mixture will be crumbly).
- Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 375° for 12 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Dip or drizzle with chocolate if desired.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 158 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Feb 25, 2017
I have been making these cookies since the recipe was first printed way back in 1998. They are delicious.
Nov 7, 2016
What a nice addition to any Cookie Tray. Chocolate Chip Short Bread Cookie is the perfect description. The taste is as delicate and the texture. I added some chopped pecans to mine and I also used regular sized Chocolate chips. Baked on parchment paper. Bake time is right on. I especially enjoyed the crispy edges. I made up just 1/2 of the recipe. Perfect for just the hubby and myself. These are just Plain Good ! They are slightly crumbly but are great to work with. Had no problem using my small cookie scoop.JanieTaste of Home Volunteer Field Editor.
Oct 23, 2016
Agree with the other posters, this is very much a shortbread cookie. But it is delicious! And very easy to make!
Jul 7, 2016
I made these but changed the recipe from one cup of sugar to a cup and a half and instead of using vanilla extract I used maple and they are so delicious I love this recipe because it is so versatile... I drizzled white chocolate and dark chocolate on them and my family is now addicted! :)
Apr 1, 2016
Disappointed. Very dry. I agree with the other reviewers that they are more like a shortbread with chocolate chips. Not like a butter cookies at all. Won't make again.
Dec 6, 2015
can these cookies be frozen? if so, for how long?
May 11, 2015
I made the recipe as stated and it is very good. Nice buttery shortbread-like cookie! I dipped about half of the cookie in melted chocolate, then coated the bottoms as well. As one reviewer said, it is a very versatile recipe - and easy to put together. Thanks for sharing, Janis!
Oct 22, 2014
These cookies are delicious & easy to make. It is a shortbread cookie with a very buttery taste. I haves used toffee bits instead of chocolate chips so this recipe has some flexibility. I have been making these for years. Five stars!
Jan 8, 2014
Awesome cookies! Easy and fast. Mixed in my big mixer, I baked them for only 11 minutes, as 12 minutes made them to dark on the bottom. I will definitely make these again and again! Thanks for the great reciepe!
Sep 1, 2013
My apologies! I meant to say: JANIS Gruca!DELowenstein