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December 4th

Very Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

Santa grabbing a cookie

Cookie of the Day

What better way to warm up for this month than with a delicious classic? This time, there’s a small, but special, difference that turns this beloved cookie into an extra-rich treat.

  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Bake Time: 8-10 mins
  • Yield: 30 Servings
Ingredient List
Tools and Supplies
  • Medium Mixing Bowl
  • Electric Mixer or Wisk
  • Baking Sheet


To make this cookie recipe, you will need:


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts, if desired.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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