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Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups butter
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 bags chocolate chips (3 cups)


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars until very pale and creamy, approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla and eggs. Blend well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt.
  • One cup at a time, add the the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and blend just enough to combine. Do NOT overmix.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips one cup at a time.
  • Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoons, about 2-inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 9-12 minutes or until light brown, turning the tray at the halfway point.
  • Cool on the tray slightly.
  • Remove from cookie sheet, cool on wire rack.