Mel's Magnificent Chocolate Chip Cookies


These soft, chewy cookies are a favorite of my friends.

2 1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, chilled

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix butter, eggs, vanilla and sugars together. Add dry ingredients and blend well, until mixture is whipped. Mix in chocolate chips.

  3. Drop tablespoon sized pieces dough onto a greased cookie sheet; bake for 8-10 minutes, until edges are browned. Remove from oven before the center is browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

411 Calories
21g Fat
55g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 411
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 5g
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 114mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.