Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies


I got this recipe for Famous Amos cookies from a co-worker some years ago. It makes a nice large batch!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 dozen


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


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

  2. Cream together white sugar, brown sugar, butter, oil, egg, milk, and vanilla until thoroughly combined.

  3. Add in flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Mix in chocolate chips and walnuts.

  4. Drop dough by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 12 minutes. Cookies are light in color when done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
8g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 72
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 71mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* 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.

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