Best Chocolate Chip Cookies



1 cup butter, softened

1 cup white sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda (dissolved in 2 teaspoons hot water)

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup chopped walnuts


Preparation: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Butter Mixture: In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Eggs & Vanilla: Beat in the eggs one at a time, ensuring each is well incorporated. Stir in the vanilla extract.

Baking Soda & Dry Ingredients: Dissolve the baking soda in hot water and add it to the batter along with the salt. Gradually mix in the flour until just combined.

Chocolate Chips & Walnuts: Gently fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts.

Shape & Bake: Drop cookie dough by large spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes or until the edges turn a beautiful golden brown.

Cool & Serve: Allow the cookies to cool slightly on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.