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Nutrition Facts

Calories 963
  Calories from Fat 429 (45%)
(77%)Total Fat 50g
(150%)Saturated Fat 30g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(54%)Cholesterol 163mg
(24%)Sodium 580mg
(13%)Potassium 454mg
Total Carbohydrate 126g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 53g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(23%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie


  • 2 sticks butter

  • 2 1/4 cups bread flour

  • 1 tsp kosher salt

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar

  • 2 extra large eggs

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 12 oz package chocolate chips

Slightly crisp on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside.


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Melt the butter in the microwave until half melted.
  • Sift the flour, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the sugars and butter; cream at medium speed until light in color and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and continue to mix again until fluffy. Then add vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture a little at a time and just mix until well combined. Do not over mix.
  • Remove from mixer and fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Bake at 375°F until golden brown on an air-bake pan, without any non-stick sprays or oils for about 10–12 minutes or until golden brown.

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