Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies… especially when they are warm & the chocolate chips are soft…

I also like my chocolate chip cookies flat & chewy but my family likes them soft & slightly doomed. Martha has information on how to make chocolate chip cookies in 3 different ways…by adding slightly different amounts of ingredients. Here is a link to a video about this…how to make chocolate chip cookies either soft & chewy, thin & crisp or cakes. It is a really good resource…

Here is the recipe from that I love to make


2 1/4 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 cup butter, unsalted, room temperature

1/2 cup white sugar

1 cup brown sugar

1 tsp salt ..if you are using salted butter, I leave this out

1 tsp vanilla

2 large eggs

2 cups chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350f    Line baking sheets with parchment paper

  1. Mix the flour & baking soda together & set aside
  2. In a mixer mix the butter, white sugar & brown sugar together until well combined
  3. Add the salt, vanilla & the 2 eggs. Mix well, scrape down the sides of the bowl occasionally to make sure all of the ingredients are mixed well
  4. Now, add the flour & mix
  5. Add the chocolate chips…its best to remove the bowl from the mixer & stir the chips in by hand
  6. Use a tbsp cookie scoop if you have or just use a heaping tablespoon of dough & put onto the prepared baking sheets
  7. Bake the cookies for about 8 -10 minutes until the edges are golden brown
  8. Let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes to firm up…then remove them & let the cookies cool completely on wire racks




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Marilyn Dishes

Many people ask me "how did you do that?" "will you show me how?' So I decided to make a blog about what I cook and bake. I am in no way a professional cook, but I love to feed people and try new things as well as making the "old foods" My friends are wonderful cooks, each with their own 'specialty' and i will be having guest cooks here, showcasing their favourite things to cook as well!! I hope you enjoy this blog and maybe decide to make some of these foods yourself! I am always available to answer any questions you might have about anything you see here. Some of my recipes are unique to me but most are not. They are all recipes I have found in a variety of ways, some are old family recipes that date back decades and some are new ones!