Buttery Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 18 mins

These bakery-style cookies keep fresh and soft for days in tighly covered containers. Also good with M & M's and chopped walnuts.


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients.
  3. Melt butter and cool to room temperature.
  4. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla to melted butter.
  5. Stir in dry ingredients.
  6. Add chocolate chips and chopped walnuts (optional).
  7. Roll into 1/2 cup balls or use medium size ice-cream scoop.
  8. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet - 6 cookies per sheet.
  9. Bake for 12 to 18 minutes depending on size.
  10. Cool on racks.