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Design Your Own Chocolate Cookie Recipe


SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes


  • 1 cup butter, softened (250 mL)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (250 mL)
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar (375 mL)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract (10 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (2 mL)
  • 2 eggs (2)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (500 mL)
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa (125 mL)
  • 1 tsp baking soda (5 mL)


    1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Beat the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and salt in large bowl until creamy. Add the eggs; beat well.

    2. Stir the flour with the cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to the butter mixture, beating until well blended. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets.

    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

    For an even greater burst of chocolate taste, substitute HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Baking Chips with HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Chunks.

    • CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES: Add 2 cups (500 mL) CHIPITS Dark Chocolate Chips, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips OR Milk Chocolate Chips to the basic chocolate batter.
    • Mini KISSES CHOCOLATE COOKIES: Add 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Mini KISSES Milk Chocolate Baking Pieces to the basic chocolate batter.
    •CHOCOLATE COOKIES WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE CHIPS: Add 2 cups (500 mL) CHIPITS White Chocolate Chips to the basic chocolate batter.
    (400 mL) CHIPITS REESE Peanut Butter Chips to the basic chocolate batter.
    •CHOCOLATE TOFFEE COOKIES: Add 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) CHIPITS SKOR Toffee Bits to the basic chocolate batter. Bake on lightly greased or parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

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