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HERSHEY'S Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Ingredients

Difficulty Level
Beginner
Type
Cookies
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter , softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Follow our easy step by step directions for a tasty result

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  • 1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.
  • PAN RECIPE: Spread batter in greased 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake at 375°F. 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely; cut into bars. About 4 dozen bars.
  • HERSHEY'S "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES: Simply add 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa to your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.
  • SKOR & CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES: Use 1 cup finely chopped SKOR bars and 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips in place of 2 cups chocolate chips; omit nuts. Drop and bake as directed.
  • ICE CREAM SANDWICH: Press one small scoop vanilla ice cream between two cookies.
  • HIGH ALTITUDE DIRECTIONS (classic cookies):
  • - Increase flour to 2-2/3 cups.
  • - Decrease baking soda to 3/4 teaspoon.
  • - Decrease granulated sugar to 2/3 cup.
  • - Decrease packed light brown sugar to 2/3 cup.
  • - Add 1/2 teaspoon water with flour.
  • - Bake at 375°F, 5 to 7 minutes or until top is light golden with golden brown edges.

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HERSHEY'S Cocoa

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HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips

Bake using HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips to create a sweet treat sure to please. Use HERSHEY'S products for all your baking needs.

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HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Bake using HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips to create a sweet treat sure to please. Use HERSHEY'S products for all your baking needs.

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