Wes’ Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks, 1/2 pound) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated [white] sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 cup of finely chopped pecans

PREHEAT oven to 350° 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 after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in nuts and then morsels. Drop by “ice cream scoop-full” onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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6 Responses to “Wes’ Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies”


  1. 1 RegiVizz February 14, 2007 at 4:48 pm

    These look yummy! Do they come out crispy or soft?

  2. 2 Gastronomer February 14, 2007 at 4:50 pm

    They turn out really soft and huge. Seriously, the perfect cookie. Do try.

  3. 3 Mike July 11, 2007 at 7:35 am

    I used this recipe and the cookies turned out great; however, I didn’t make them huge, and I didn’t use pecans. Soft and friendly.

    I recommend cooking them on a non-greased parchment paper lined baking sheet.

  4. 4 John May 6, 2008 at 10:02 am

    These cookies are amazing. My family simply adores them! Thank you so much 😛

    About 10 minutes after the batch was out on the table they were gone 😛

    I had to improvise however, because you don’t mention what type of brown sugar or if its salted butter or not.

    I went with light brown and salted butter. Was good 😀

    thank you again!

    – John


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