How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Learn how to make chocolate chip cookies! Homemade is best!

If the mere idea of freshly made chocolate chip cookies gives you warm fuzzies, you’re not alone!

Ever since they were invented in the late 1930s by Ruth Wakefield at her Toll House Restaurant, chocolate chip cookies have won over legions of fans.

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They’re consistently at the top, or near the top, of every list of the most popular cookies in America.

And while you can purchase chocolate chip cookies or cookie dough or at the grocery store, nothing beats chocolate chip cookies from scratch.

If you’re looking for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe, you have lots to choose from! We all have our personal favorites.

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But, many people consider Mrs. Fields chocolate chip cookies to be the best. 

How to Make Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you want to make soft chocolate chip cookies, use two sticks of butter and add a couple teaspoons of cornstarch to the batter.

Also, use dark brown sugar instead of light brown. You also could use a higher ratio of light brown sugar to white sugar.

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Alternative Chocolate Chip Cookies

If traditional chocolate chip cookies don’t fit into your diet, check out these versions:

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How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies

    24 Servings


  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 1/2 cups Oatmeal, blended into a fine powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 24 ounces Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar.
  3. Once creamy, add the eggs, one at a time, mixing in between additions. Add the vanilla and mix.
  4. Mix in the flour, oatmeal powder, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Only mix until the dough forms. Be careful not to over mix!
  5. Use a wooden spoon or a rubber spatula to mix in the chocolate chips and chopped pecans.
  6. Scoop dough onto an ungreased parchment or silicon lined baking sheet by rounded tablespoons, 2 inches apart to allow for spreading.
  7. Bake for 9-11 minutes until the edges are just barely golden.
  8. Let cool on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.



Source: This is a Mrs. Fields Copycat Recipe
This is a Mrs. Fields Copycat Recipe
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Author: The Editors at Food Fanatic
Source: This is a Mrs. Fields Copycat Recipe
Recipe Yields: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie
Servings Per Recipe 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 156
Calories 375

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
  Saturated Fat 10g
Sodium 171mg
Total Carbohydrate 45g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 32g
Protein 4g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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