Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


24 people

These chocolate chip cookies are classics with a twist—large chunks of quality chocolate that make them extra special.

Why Try? This is a true chocolate-lover’s chocolate chip cookie.


Add optional ingredients such as 1 cup pecans or walnuts, 1/2 cup white chocolate chips, or 1/2 cup raspberry flavored chips.


  • 3/4 cup butter flavored solid shortening
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream (can use whole milk or half & half)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups premium chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)


  • 1 Mix shortening, brown sugar, cream and vanilla until creamy. Add egg.
  • 2 Add flour, salt and baking soda to the creamed mixture.
  • 3 Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, etc. If you are adding any other optional ingredients, add them at this time.
  • 4 Drop by tablespoonful onto ungreased baking sheet or parchment paper.
  • 5 Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes for a soft cookie, add 1-2 minutes for a crunchy cookie.


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