The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
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A soft, chewy, and slightly crispy chocolate chip cookie with a load of sweet, melty chocolate chips
Recipe type: Cookie
Serves: 4 dozen
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup milk chocolate morsels
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  1. PREHEAT oven to 350° F.
  2. COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture to creamed sugar and butter, mixing by hand. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. BAKE for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
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