HB has been perfecting his chocolate chip cookie recipe for over 40 years. Each time he’s made these, our kids have always proclaimed, “Dad, these are the best ever!” This last batch, I can honestly say are, “the best ever!” These babies are to die for!
- 2-1/4 c flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 3/4 c granulated sugar
- 3/4 c packed brown (we prefer dark brown) sugar
- 1 Tbsp vanilla extract (actually, adding the extra vanilla makes the recipe!)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup butter. softened
- 2 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 c toasted pine nuts
- 1/2 c toasted slivered almonds
Toast slivered almonds and pine nuts on cookie sheet at 325 F for 12 minutes (or until light golden brown). Let cool. Preheat oven to 375 F. Combine flour baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Gradually add flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 12 minutes or until light golden brown.
I hope you enjoy these cookies. I welcome any comments!