Best Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe

This chocolate chip cookie recipe makes delicious cookies with crisp edges and chewy middles. 



– 1 cup butter, softened – 1 cup white sugar – 1 cup packed brown sugar – 2 egg – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 2 teaspoons hot water – ½ teaspoon salt – 3 cups all-purpose flour – 2 cups semisweet chocolate chip – 1 cup chopped walnut

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Step 1

Gather your ingredients, making sure your butter is softened, and your eggs are room temperature.  


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Step 2

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

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Step 3

Beat butter, white sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. 

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Step 4

Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla. 

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Step 5

 Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. 

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Step 6

 Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and walnuts. 

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Step 7

 Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

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Step 8

 Bake in the preheated oven until edges are nicely browned, about 10 minutes. 

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Step 9

 Cool on the baking sheets briefly before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. 

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Step 10

 Store in an airtight container or serve immediately and enjoy! 

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