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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 shows up as a dessert option during most holidays, family picnics and office parties. While they’re often made with milk chocolate, HERSHEY’S Perfect SPECIAL DARK 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 serve this warm cookie treat — and answer lots of questions about your recipe.

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)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

Additional questions?