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Favorite Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Favorite Chocolate Cookies Recipe

"These crispy cookies, studded with white chocolate, are my husband's absolute favorite," writes Selena Redel of Consort, Alberta. "I often double the recipe and freeze half of the dough, so I can bake a warm batch in a jiffy."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:27 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in chips and pecans if desired.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 216 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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Redgirlie16 User ID: 7451761 227652
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2015

"I did not like this cookie. I made it with peanut butter chips and I thought the chocolate cookie part just did not taste good. Ended up throwing it all out"

Ebohnart User ID: 8224837 220381
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2015

"These were super easy and super good! I made them for my son's Valentine's Day party tomorrow, taking sucker sticks and inserting those in after coming out of the oven and then dipping in white chocolate."

JennatheBaker User ID: 7534634 27741
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"These are good cookies, but I wasn't amazed. Mine came out crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. I will keep this recipe in mind, but continue my search for a perfect chocolate cookie."

cindiak User ID: 221828 41397
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

"Made these for a bbq we're going to tomorrow. I hope I don't eat them all before then. They're fantastic! I used Hershey's Dark Cocoa and dark chocolate chips. Gonna have to try them with peanut butter chips."

afoth73 User ID: 1490711 73849
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2012

"These cookies are really easy and GOOD!! I only had a small handful of chocolate chips and a half bag of butterscotch chips left so I combined them and they were yummy! I cannot wait, however to try these with white chocolate or peanut butter chips as others have stated!!"

askann User ID: 6443013 39246
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

"Wonderful with peanut butter chips... but want to try with other chips as well."

Linda L S User ID: 5894180 39209
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2011

"I doubled the batch. One with peanut butter chips and the other with white chocolate. My husband likes the white chocolate better. They came out great. I had to fuss with my cookies (and new oven) until I read a hint about putting the rack one slot above the middle. I've had perfect cookies since. These will go into my 'favorite recipe' box. I can't wait to share them at work tomorrow."

MelissaShorthill User ID: 5759023 203607
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"Amazing cooked with Crisco instead of butter. I also used semi-sweet chocolate chips instead of white chips to make them extra chocolatey!"

Aveena User ID: 4562269 39208
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"These cookies were excellent! I also substituted peanute butter chips instead of vanilla chips. I also only used 3/4 of a bag since I don't like alot of chips in my cookies. Everyone loved these cookies, they were very rich!"

kansascakedecorater User ID: 107246 76589
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"This cookie recipe is one of my family favorites. I also add these to my cookie plate I give to my neighbors for Christmas."

Louise.Hooper User ID: 1042332 203606
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2009

"I just tried these for the first time and as I only had peanut butter chips in my pantry I tried them as suggested above.  These are awesome! Rich and satisfying."

sugarkay User ID: 2038636 32253
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2008

"This cookie sounds really good but I would add peanutbutter chips instead of vanilla chips or for Christmas you could add mint chips.


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