David’s Deliciously Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies
Longing for something a little bit special to fill your afternoon cravings? Look no further than David’s Deliciously Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies! Crunchy on the outside and irresistibly soft on the inside, their decadent chocolatey goodness will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.
Whether you’re looking for something perfectly dessert-like or light enough for a snack break, these classic chocolate chip cookies are sure to hit the spot. Drawing on influences from around the globe and culinary traditions across time, this age-old classic is sure to bring a little extra pleasure to any gathering.
- 2.25 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 0.75 cups granulated sugar
- 1.5 cups light brown sugar, packed
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
- 0.5 cup chopped nuts
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and both sugars together using an electric mixer on medium speed until combined and light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs and vanilla and mix on low speed until incorporated.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix on low speed until just combined.
- Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts.
- Drop rounded tablespoons of the dough onto an ungreased baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
The trick to perfectly scrumptious chocolate chip cookies is to just barely under bake them to get the perfect balance of crunchy edges and irresistibly soft centers. Hot from the oven, the aroma of the warm vanilla melts into the smell of the freshly toasted nuts, creating a heavenly amalgamation that is sure to unite the spirit and stomach alike.
Adapted from the generations-old tradition of chocolate chip cookie baking, David’s Deliciously Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to make all of your baking dreams come true! Whether you serve them as an after-dinner treat or an indulgent midday snack, they’re sure to be the sweet talk of the town.