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Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep time 20 mins
Bake time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 dozen


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 (12-ounce) package milk chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add eggs and vanilla, beating well.

  2. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in pecans and chocolate morsels.

  3. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets.

  4. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden; remove to wire racks to cool.