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Easy Delicious Melt In Your Mouth Chocolate Chip Cookies

Updated on November 19, 2016

Chewy and Soft

It's so good, I just can't keep it to myself....IT MUST BE SHARED!!!!!

So I will share my delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe with all of you nice folk, and hope that you will bake up a batch, and enjoy them as much as my family and I do.

We savor each and every single bite of these melt in your mouth cookies.

Photos found on this article are ©Jolene Belmain.

TIP #1:

The secret to beautiful, soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies is to NEVER over bake them. A slight golden brown on the bottom is the darkest you want them, or they will start to get crunchy and hard

Ingredients

  • 1 cup non hydrogenated margarine
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 package chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Take all wet ingredients (the first 5 on the list) and blend them all together. Then add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until it's all creamy and smooth, then mix in the chocolate chips.
  2. Bake on ungreased sheet for 8 - 10 minutes @ 350°.
  3. Let cool and enjoy your delicious, chewy chocolate chip cookies.
  4. *Remember not to over brown them or they will turn out hard and not so soft and chewy
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Delicious Home Baking Every Time. Just Like Moms!

Delicious Baking
Delicious Baking

TIP #2:

Instead of adding milk chocolate chips, try adding dark chocolate chips for a richer, not so sweet, flavour. Want something other than chocolate... why not try some butterscotch or peanut butter chips?

I'm a Busy Mom With a Family of Six to Feed

As in most large families we have the important task of budgeting to make ends meet. Which means that I make the majority of my meals and baking from scratch. It is a lot of work so I naturally try to simplify things as much as I can.

My most important kitchen tool is my food processor / power mixer. I couldn't function without it.

This is a sturdy and durable appliance that will out last virtually the life of your kitchen. At least mine has. It is used on a regular basis.

With all of the different attachments that you can add onto this, you can do everything from mixing cookies to shredding cheese, to grinding your own meat. This is a perfect gift for the chef on everyone's list.

Mix it well...

Mix it well...
Mix it well...

TIP#3

If you like a bit of crunch, add some nuts. Walnuts, pecans.... it's all good. Your nut is your oyster... or so I've heard... you could even throw in a few raisins if you'd like.

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Home Baking Really is Filled With Love

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home and for me this is so very true. With a family of 4 kids, 4 cats, and a loving husband, there are certainly a hungry crew to keep happy in my kitchen.

I pull out my cookbook and this is where the magic begins to happen in the kitchen. Baking from scratch brings a healthier touch to every recipe I create. I can add less sugar, insure that I use healthier fats, fruit, oatmeal, and all that other good stuff.

Family is such an amazing blessing to have. Add all of your love, hugs, and kisses into your baking to make the sweetest desserts for your loved ones. Healthy tastes so very wonderful.

Always have to taste test, just to be sure.

Always have to taste test ;)
Always have to taste test ;)

Some Days the Goodies Barely Have Time to Get Out of the Pan

As soon as the kids come dashing in from school they can smell my cookies baking and just cannot wait to get their hands on a few. It can be a race to get them out of the oven and into their waiting hands.

A tall glass of milk and a plate of cookies and my crew of munchkins are one happy crowd.

I never feel guilty with serving up cookies as an after school treat. Most add ins are healthy for them. Yes, even chocolate has its health benefits. It is a super antioxidant and most chocolate chips are now the semi-sweet variety so lower in sugar than your standard chocolate bars.

TIP #4

If you go to make this recipe, and you find out you don't have any chips around, it's not the end of the world. Just try them without, they are still soft, chewy, and mighty delicious.

Stoneware Heats up to Bake Cookies That are Deliciously Sweet.

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Pampered Chef goes above and beyond for the quality of their Stoneware products. Not only will is season with every use, but will create a non stick coating as well. A perfect brown bake every time!

 

Always a treat when the kids are helping too :)

Always a treat when the kids are helping too :)
Always a treat when the kids are helping too :)

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    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 

      3 years ago from Canada

      You make the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever tasted. I tip my hat to your home baked goodies. Absolutely love em'.

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      Eddie 

      3 years ago

      What a plesaure to meet someone who thinks so clearly

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      Marbel 

      3 years ago

      Hi Para i familiaku,If you like coikoes, then try this. It's really ez & good!Hi Anonymous,This recipe is really ez. Actually, when I went to attend my baking course, we were taught that washing is part & parcel of baking. Many people are just put off by washing, while I'm not. I do admit that I have a helper, but most of time, I did everything by myself, including washing, excluding keeping! Hahaha...That I have to qualify.For me, I usually keep all those common ingredients together - sugar, flour, eggs etc around the same place. My things are kept all over the place, but the good thing is, I know where to find what (though I have like hundreds of stuff around). I prepare all my ingredients, weigh them all before starting on my creaming/mixing. I also get my trays, baking paper, oven all ready before I start. So when I start, it's like a production worker, one after another. From creaming to dropping all the batter on the trays, took about 25mins or less. Weighing and preparing took about 15mins, then it's into the oven to bake. I only preheat my oven when I'm half way through dropping my batter. So that my oven dun get heated for too long.Sometimes, the oven waited too long for the pans. Other times, it was just nice.I hope that will encourage you to bake. After that, it's washing. So to include washing, it'll take about an hour or slightly more? Enjoy your baking, washing is part of baking. The interesting thing about baking, to me, is the process. The final product is a bonus!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      4 years ago

      @Zeross4: Well I can see Chocolate Chip Cookies being a very good breakfast, as long as you have a nice, big glass of milk with it lol ;)

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      Renee Dixon 

      4 years ago from Kentucky

      Yummmy sounds so delicious, now I want some chocolate chip cookies for breakfast :)

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      Anja Toetenel 

      5 years ago from The Hague, the Netherlands

      Chocolate is like heaven, I'm a chocoholic always on the hunt for more of my favorite goodies ;-) Thanks for sharing!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      5 years ago

      @smine27: I am working on a batch of my banana chocolate chip square right now, but when that is done, I will be making a few batches of chocolate chip cookies :)

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      Shinichi Mine 

      5 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      This has seriously got me wanting to make these like right now!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      5 years ago

      @ColorPetGifts: I love to sit down with a few of these chocolate chip cookies, and at the very end of it all, finish it off with a cold glass of milk... I just may have to bake some cookies very soon :)

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      mockingbird999 

      5 years ago

      These sound good. Now I'm hungry.

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      ColorPetGifts 

      5 years ago

      Chocolate chip cookies are sure one of the best comfort foods going :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      5 years ago

      @Auriel: These are the favourite for my kids to make and leave out for Santa. They say Santa's favourite cookies are, after all, chocolate chip cookies ;)

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      Auriel 

      5 years ago

      I love chocolate cookies.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @anonymous: I just pulled out a batch I had stored away in the freezer from the last time I made them (which was about a month ago lol)... so good :)

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      I used to have a melt in your mouth chocolate chip recipe and don't know what happened to it. When I'm ready to bake some cookies, I'll come back and try your recipe. Looks yummy with a tall glass of milk. :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Sylvestermouse: My kids' favourite cookie too. Mine as a kid were peanut butter cookies, but this is such a delicious recipe I think I may have switched ;)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      One of my personal favorite cookies!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @mrsclaus411: Like I said in the intro... this chocolate chip cookie recipe is just too good not to share :)

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      mrsclaus411 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @LaraineRoses: This is by far the best one I've come across, hope it works well for you :)

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      Laraine Sims 

      6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Just what I needed a GOOD chocolate chip cookie recipe. Thank you for the tips too.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Bahrns: Just thinking of these cookies makes me want to bake up a batch as well :)

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      jadehorseshoe 

      6 years ago

      Tasty Lens.

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      Bahrns 

      6 years ago

      Yum, yum! Love cookies! This lens makes my mouth water and makes me want to bake my own cookies right now... Salute!

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    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @jadehorseshoe: You said it best... chocolate chip cookies are always a fan favourite.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @MartieG: I have no doubt that you will not be disappointed with this recipe, it's amazing ;)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @amkatee: Yeah, I get the same reaction about my chocolate chip cookies around these parts :)

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      MartieG aka 'survivoryea' 

      6 years ago from Jersey Shore

      Thanks for the great tips - family loves chocolate chip cookies and I will give this a try!

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      amkatee 

      6 years ago

      I agree shortening instead of butter does much better and cooking until slightly brown is the key. This is what my mom does in her world famous cookies. Everyone says hers are the best!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @scoobydeb lm: yeah, the baking time is truly the key to great cookies... and thank-you for the other tip ;)

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      scoobydeb lm 

      6 years ago

      Your #1 tip is one of my secrets for the perfect chocolate chip cookies. My other secret is that I use Butter-flavored crisco instead of butter. It's an amazing difference in the final product!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @pianolessongirl: You should make them with her and learn how to make chocolate chip cookies, then you can make them for her ;)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Pinyopan: It's the subliminal messages hahaha joking... they are delicious :) Thanks for the visit!!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @adultsearch lm: Lol, I do the same thing, feeling hungry? Let's check out food and recipe lenses lol... makes you even more hungry.

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      pianolessongirl 

      6 years ago

      Great lens, now I have to get my mom to make them for me, so I can eat them! ;) =)

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      Pinyopan 

      6 years ago

      You make me really want to made and eat them.

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      adultsearch lm 

      6 years ago

      Why am I browsing through cookie lenses? Uh oh! The craving is in me! Hahaha. Have I told you folks how I love cookies? Now you know. =P

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Gayle Dowell: It was my pleasure sharing such a great recipe, and the tips just come with the cookie package :)

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      Gayle Dowell 

      6 years ago from Kansas

      My favorite cookie is chocolate chip. Thanks for sharing your recipe and for the tips!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @miaponzo: Thank-you for the visit, and the blessing... have a fabulous day and enjoy those cookies!!

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Shana rios Chavez: Thanks for stopping by my chocolate chip cookie lens

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @vidiku: yummmm... yes chocolate's pretty darn sweet ;)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @OctavioMelesio: Helpful tips are what make a recipe go from good to great :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Godsgraciousgift: These chocolate chip cookies are my kids favourites.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @bjslapidary: Hope you enjoy the cookie recipe, and that they turn out excellent for you :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @lasertek lm: It's a pleasure to share a little joy (and the chocolate chip cookies don't hurt either ;)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Ahyat111: Me too... homemade desserts are way better I find (although I wouldn't turn down store bought ;)

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      miaponzo 

      6 years ago

      YUMMY cookies! Blessed!

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      Shana rios Chavez 

      6 years ago

      yummy

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      vidiku 

      6 years ago

      Nice lens and chocolate is the best!

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      OctavioMelesio 

      6 years ago

      I like it this lens... chocolate is my passion... Thanks for Sharing Tips

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      Godsgraciousgift 

      6 years ago

      nice lens , love good choc chip cookie recipes

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      bjslapidary 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your chocolate chip cookie recipe.

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      lasertek lm 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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      Ahyat111 

      6 years ago

      I love hocolate chip cookies. I love home made ones even moooooore! great lens

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @DonMiguelito: Totally.... one of my kids favourite recipes for sure :)

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      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @SupremeOptimist: be sure to let me know what you think of the chocolate chip cookies when they are done :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Julia Morais: This cookie recipe won't disappoint I guarantee

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @StrongMay: make them without the chocolate chips, they are still sinfully delicious :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @queenofduvetcover: Always glad to share a recipe... especially one as delicious as these chocolate chip cookies :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Rammelfirdaus: Mine too... I always double the batch in my house... one always seems is never enough.

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @Harshitha LM: These chocolate chip cookies are definitely a crowd pleaser.

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      DonMiguelito 

      6 years ago

      Whoot! Chocolate Chip Cookies Rocks!

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      SupremeOptimist 

      6 years ago

      Definitely gonna try this out!

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      Julia Morais 

      6 years ago

      Love chocolate chip cookies. Gonna give this recipe a try.

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      StrongMay 

      6 years ago

      I agree with ramfir - my mouth is already watering. But I don't have the chocolate chips.

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      queenofduvetcover 

      6 years ago

      Yummy, thanks for the great recipe =)

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      Rammelfirdaus 

      6 years ago

      mouth watery already.

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      Harshitha LM 

      6 years ago

      I am gonna bake some right now. Yummm

    • JoleneBelmain profile imageAUTHOR

      JoleneBelmain 

      6 years ago

      @kathysart: Thank-you for the first thumbs up, way appreciated!! Who doesn't like chocolate chip cookies :)

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      kathysart 

      6 years ago

      What a great lens! YAY I was the first to give it a THUMBS UP! whoot whoot for CHOCOLATE!

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