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5 from 8 votes

Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie

Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 3 dozen
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 2 sticks butter or margarine softened (1 cup)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla flavoring
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts (optional) chopped


  • Cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until well mixed. Add baking soda, salt and flour and continue mixing. Fold in chips and nuts.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 325 degree oven for 12 - 15 minutes. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen depending on the size you make the cookies


You can use 1 cup of white chocolate chips and 1 cup of semi sweet as well. Both versions are delicious.