the BESTEST chocolate chip cookies (ever)

we have tried many a chocolate chip cookie in our lives and we have yet to find a better recipe than this one. make these cookies, share them, and prepare to be showered in love and affection. (and don’t forget to save a bunch for yourself.)

and don’t worry if you don’t have nuts: these cookies are just as good without ’em.


Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies at Jumping Tangents, Wanaka New Zealand

the original nestle toll house chocolate chip cookies
(from 1,001 reasons to love chocolate by barbara albright and mary tiegreen)

2 1/4 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 c (230g) unsalted butter, softened
3/4 c granulated sugar
3/4 c packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 c chocolate drops or chips
1 c chopped nuts

preheat oven to 375 degrees farenheit (180 degrees farenheit).

combine the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. place the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl and beat until creamy. add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. gradually beat in the flour mixture. stir in the chocolate drops and the nuts. drop by the rounded tablespoon onto greased baking sheets.

bake for 9 to 11 minutes, or until golden brown. cool on the baking sheets for two minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

makes about 5 dozen cookies.



About jumping tangents

jumping tangents is a very awesome (it's true, we are) online gift shop that specialises in infusing the everyday with more intrigue, surprise and delight! we love giving the best gifts in the world; we love getting the best gifts in the world; and we like helping other people give the best gifts in the world. all of us here (and that includes you, our friend!) are the best gifters in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD. this blog is just one of our gifts to you. another is our website, give us some love in the form of comments or emails and you will have our hearts forever. love cathie, diane, claire, kimberley and the jt team xxx
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3 Responses to the BESTEST chocolate chip cookies (ever)

  1. Lisa says:

    You just can’t beat a classic. Those cookies look so good and chewy, just how I like them. I have a linky party on my blog every week called “Sweets for a Saturday” and I’d like to invite you to stop by this weekend and link this up.

  2. What more could you want in a cookie?!..Whole-Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies.5 tablespoons butter melted.1 to 1 cups brown sugar.1 teaspoons vanilla.1 egg.1 cups all-purpose flour sifted.1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour sifted.1 teaspoon baking soda. teaspoon salt.1 to 1 cups chocolate chips.1 handful of chopped walnuts or pecans.

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