Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies
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All dressed up and ready to party! Your favorite Chocolate chip cookie topped with holiday sprinkles for an easy treat at any holiday occasion.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 2-2.5 dozen
  • 2¼ - 2½ cups all-purpose flour (for a thicker cookie use 2½)
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, (reserve some to lightly press into the tops of cookies before/after baking so they show through more, this is totally optional)
  • ½ cup christmas sprinkles
  1. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.
  2. Beat butter and both sugars in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed. Add the vanilla and beat on high until combined.
  3. Gradually beat in flour mixture, and mix until crumbles form.
  4. Add the chocolate chips and sprinkles, and incorporate with your hands.
  5. Use your hands to press the crumbles together into a dough.
  6. It should form one large ball (right at the stage between "wet" dough and "dry" dough).
  7. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  9. Scoop dough out 1 - 1 . 5 Tbsp at a time and shape into a ball, transfer to baking sheets.
  10. Press a few chocolate chips and sprinkles into the tops of the cookie dough balls, if desired.
  11. Bake for 9-11 minutes until the cookies look puffy and dry and just barely golden.
  12. DO NOT OVERBAKE. They should look like they're not done yet.
  13. At this point You can also press a few more chips into the tops of the cookies, if desired.
  14. After cooling off they will sink down and turn into these dense, buttery, soft cookies.
  15. Store in an airtight container.
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