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HERSHEY'S Perfect SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chip Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
60 cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a popular, undisputed classic that show up on the dessert table during holidays, family picnics and office parties. While they’re often made with milk chocolate, HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK perfect chocolate chip cookies will surprise and delight your taste buds with the balanced taste of HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK mildly sweet chocolate chips. Just one swapped ingredient and your chocolate chip cookie recipe will transform into any dark chocolate lover’s all-time favorite. Put your coolest apron on, gather your baking gear and get ready to share this warm cookie treat with all your best people.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
8 minutes
Cool Time
35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 cup
    butter (2 sticks), softened
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 cup
    chopped nuts (optional)
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 375°F.

2

Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.

3

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Tip

Drop cookies using ice cream scoop for consistent cookie size.

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