Chocolate Chip Cookies

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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Most bakers make chocolate chip cookies with the chocolate chips sold at the supermarket. To take your cookies up a notch, chop a piece of high-quality bittersweet chocolate for the chips. This recipe contains more butter and walnuts than the classic Toll House recipe.


  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon


In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon or a stand mixer (fitted with paddle blade) on medium speed or handheld mixer on high speed, cream together the butter and both sugars for about 7 minutes by hand or 5 minutes with the mixer, or until smooth and creamy. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and work it in with a wo