Chocolate Chip Cookies

One bite of these chocolate chip cookies will make you want to have another and another and another. At least, that was my experience.

ingredients for true chocolate chip cookies

Unbleached all purpose flour 1/3 cup
Unsweetened cocoa ¼ cup
Baking powder 1 tsp
Salt ¼ tsp
Semisweet chocolate, chopped 6 oz
Butter ½ cup
Eggs 2 large
Sugar ½ cup
Vanilla extract 1½ tsp
Walnuts, 2 cup
lightly toasted & coarsely chopped
Semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup

Creaming eggs with sugar

  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, and line two (2) baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.

    Just before adding flour for homemade cookies
  • Melt butter and semisweet chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth. Remove from heat and cool.

  • Beat eggs with sugar on medium speed until light and lemon-colored.

  • Carefully fold in chocolate mixture, flour mixture, and vanilla extract. On medium speed, beat the batter for about 2 minutes.

  • Stir in chopped walnuts and chocolate chips.

    Homemade cookies are ready for baking
  • Drop batter by heaping teaspoons, approximately 2-inches apart, on prepared cookie sheets. With the back of a spoon, spread batter into about 2-inch rounds.

  • Cooling chocolate chip cookies on wire racks
    Bake for 10 – 13 minutes, preferably one sheet at a time. Rotate it 180 degrees half way through baking.

  • Cool cookies on baking sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

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