Sometimes I’m just in the mood for a quick, simple, dependable recipe. Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? This recipe is a classic, straight forward recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies. Sometimes we mix in walnuts or Heath Toffee Bits. I got this recipe from Cook’s, it’s a keeper!

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Start by mixing the dry ingredients in their own bowl. Nothing fancy just whisk together so the ingredients are well mixed.

3 1/3 cups flour
dash salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda

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In a separate bowl, it’s time to starting creaming the eggs and sugar. Start by creaming the butter with the sugars, then add the eggs and vanilla.

2 sticks butter
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
teaspoon vanilla

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Now it’s time to stir in the stars of the show. Of course chocolate chips are necessary, anything else is optional.

2 cups

chocolate chips
hand full walnuts
hand full Heath Toffee bits

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I like to roll them into balls so they cook evenly. Lay them out on the cookie sheet. They go in a 325 degree oven.

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I always check on them at 8 minutes, but they could take as long as 10-12 minutes, depending on the day / oven.

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Ok, now go make friends with your enemies, everyone is a sucker for a warm & chewy chocolate chip cookie!

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