Chewy Chocolate Cookies

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Homemade cookies were a staple in our house growing up and this was one of our favorites. This chocolate cookie was often included in the multi-cookie baking afternoons when we were younger (yes, there was more than one day we couldn’t decide what cookie to make, so we made a variety!!). It is the perfect balance of buttery, chocolaty goodness.  There is nothing fussy about this cookie, but it couldn’t be more perfect in our opinions.  Quick and easy to mix up, you will want make these today!!


  • 1 c. plus 2 T. butter, softened
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • ¾ c. cocoa (we recommend Hershey’s)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 350˚F.

Combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients.

Mix until combined.

Scoop by teaspoonful or small cookie scoop onto cookie sheets.

Bake for 9 minutes.

Cool for 2 minutes on pan then transfer to cooling rack.

Do not over bake!

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