5 Star Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

This recipe makes the best home made chocolate chip cookies ever! I have tried many recipes and tweaked them over the years and finally have mastered it enough to put in my cookbook! They have a nice crisp edge, but a chewy middle! They're perfect!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter, both sugars and vanilla. (When you add vanilla to any recipe, add it to the fat, this being the butter/oil, and the flavor will be more noticeable.).
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  4. Dissovle baking soda in hot water. Add to batter.
  5. Add salt.
  6. Slowly add flour.
  7. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  8. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart.
  9. Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are just brown.
  10. Take out of oven and leave them sit on the pan for about 2 minutes as they will continue to bake a bit outside of the oven.