Mom’s Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Yield : 30 cookies
  • Servings : 15
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 9m
  • Ready In : 25m


  • 2 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips


Step 1

In a small bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda.

Step 2

In a large bowl cream together the butter, shortening, and sugars until combined. Add in the vanilla and eggs and beat until the mixture is smooth.

Step 3

Gradually beat in the flour mixture until combined and a smooth dough forms. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Step 5

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned on the edges and just beginning to set in the middle. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on racks.

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