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[Cookie Elf #247]The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever
May 15, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

Today on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, take time to enjoy one of life’s simple pleasures: the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe ever. Have fun!

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Feature: The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

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If you bake nothing else this year, be sure to try the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe - a reader favorite.

It’s not the standard chocolate chip cookie recipe on the back of Toll House Drop packages.

And it’s hard to say what makes this recipe so popular. Maybe it’s the extra chocolate chips. Or the tweaked proportions of granulated sugar and brown sugar.


Just make sure you try it once this year. Preferably soon. And let us know how your Best Chocolate Chip Cookies turn out. Post your pics on The Cookie Elf Facebook page to share with other cookie elves!

Prep time: 10-15 minutes
Bake time: 11-12 minutes
Makes about 4 dozen large cookies

Get the full recipe for BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies … and check out our Chocolate Chip Cookies Pinterest board for more easy chocolate chip cookie recipes you can try this year.

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Have fun. I know I will.

Cookie Baking Tip: Fun Cookie Trivia about Chocolate Chips

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More Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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