Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 1st is National Homemade Cookie Day!  What is better than the smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies!

Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • egg
  • teaspoon vanilla
  • cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • cup coarsely chopped nuts, if desired
Directions
  • Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat softened butter and sugars with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon about 1 minute or until fluffy, scraping side of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla until smooth. Stir in flour mixture just until blended (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Onto ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.

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