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Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr
hands-on:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 48 cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350° F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda.

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  • Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugars on medium-high speed until fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. One at a time, beat in the eggs, then the vanilla. Reduce speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just combined (do not overmix). Mix in the chocolate chips and nuts (if desired) by hand.

  • Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the dough onto baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart.

  • Bake, rotating the baking sheets halfway through, until golden around the edges but still soft in the center, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 19mg; sodium 59mg; protein 2g; carbohydrates 17g; sugars 12g; fiber 1g; calcium 10mg.
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