Slice and Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 144
YIELD: 4 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut four 14 inch by 12 inch pieces of waxed paper and set aside. Cut four 14 inch x 12 inch pieces of heavy duty aluminum foil and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugars; beat in vanilla and eggs until light and fluggy.
  • In a large container mix together the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add the flour mixture into egg mixture until blended.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and nuts; divide the mixture into 4 equal pieces, with lightly floured hands shape each into a 8 to 10 inch roll.
  • Wrap each in sheets of waxed paper and then in a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil.
  • Label and date each package, place in freezer. These will keep for 6 months in the freezer.
  • To prepare the cookies: Preheat oven to 350 degrees, cut frozen dough into 1 inch thick slices and cut each slice in fourths.
  • Arrange cut pieces on an ungreased cookie sheet about 1 1/2 inches apart; bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges.
  • Allow to cool slightly on the cookie sheets then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.
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