My Version of the 250.00 Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Ellie in Illinois

This is the Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe that went through the internet "dubbed" as the recipe a lady was charged $250.00 on her charge card as at a well known restaurant, when she asked for the recipe after tasting the cookie for dessert after her lunch. She thought the recipe was $2.50. My husband is a Volunteer fireman and I am requested to bring these cookies to our picnic every year. They all love them. Last year I didn't have any oatmeal and didn't want to run to the store, so I made a different chocolate chip recipe and they all new the difference. These are the best chocolate chip cookies I have eaten. Prep time does not include baking.

Top Review by ketanda

I love this cookie recipe and have been making for years. I only make half of this recipe though (it is really easy to cut in half) to make about 4 dozen cookies. I find that one bag of chocolate chips works for half a recipe. I also take a handful of chocolate chips and blend them with the oatmeal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together butter and both sugars.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Mix flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  5. Add to creamed mixture, mix well.
  6. Stir in all of the bags of chips and nuts.
  7. Drop on ungreased cookie sheet 2-inches apart.
  8. Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. This is a very large recipe and may be cut in half.
  10. Although these cookies do freeze well.

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