Cookies, Chocolate Chip

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
3 Dozen; Excellent Option, replace 1/4 cup butter with "natural" peanut butter  
Source
 
Source Description
Joan Britton (with some adaptions)  
Last Modified
2011-02-26  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
1 c
(2 sticks) butter

3/4 c
sugar

3/4 c
brown sugar

2 ea
egg

1 1/2 t
vanilla

2 1/4 c
flour

1/2 t
salt (optional)

1 t
baking soda

1 1/2 c
chocolate chips

1 c
nuts (optional)

1/4 c
cocoa powder (optional)


Directions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Beat together butter, sugars, and egg. Add flour, cocoa if using, soda, salt.  Mix well.  Fold in chocolate chips and nuts.  Dough will be stiff! 
 
Drop on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Take out even if look undercooked, that keeps them tasting really good) Remove to cool immediately.