Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: 4 dozen cookies

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Ghirardelli Premium All-in-One Baking Kit

10 minutes


  • 1 cup Butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Eggs, large
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups Flour, unsifted
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Walnuts or pecans, chopped (optional)
  • 2 cups Ghirardelli Bittersweet 60% Cacao Baking Chips
  • Note: The 2 cups of Ghirardelli Bittersweet 60% Cacao Baking Chips can be substituted with any variety of chip flavor (i.e.- Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Chips, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, etc.)


  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Stir flour with baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat butter with sugar, and brown sugar at medium speed until creamy and lightened in color.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, one at a time. Mix on low speed until incorporated.
  • Gradually blend dry mixture into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
  • Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until chocolate chip cookies are golden brown.

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