The best chocolate chunk cookies

March 1, 2006, midnight | By Mary Donahue | 18 years, 3 months ago

The ultimate cookie experience

When it comes to chocolate cookies, certain recipes set the standard for what can be called "great." This ultimate chocolate fix leaves all these cookies in the dust — even the original chocolate chip cookie. Not only are they easy to make, but the taste will amaze even the most hesitant chocolate lover. Though they require a lot of ingredients considering the number of cookies you end up with, they are undoubtedly worth it.

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Makes around 18 two inch cookies

- a mixing bowl
- microwave

- 8 oz. Semi-sweet baking chocolate
- 6 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
- ¾ cup flour
- 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- ¼ tsp. baking powder


1. Preheat oven to 350º

2. Melt the 8 oz of semi-sweet baking chocolate in the microwave until melted and smooth

3. Add sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla and stir until well blended

4. Add the flour and baking powder and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips

5. Drop by rounded tablespoon a couple inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets (the cookies won't spread much)

6. Bake cookies for 12 to 14 minutes. Better the cookies be moist than burnt

Recipe adapted from BAKER'S© Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Mary Donahue. Mary Donahue is an 11th grade, vegetarian Honors student who is addicted to sugar. Whatever free time she can find is quickly swallowed up by Doback, "her" horse, or her crazy friends, with whom she scares mortals. She isn't happy unless she is moving, which … More »

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