The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Anyone who stays at the DoubleTree knows that the best part is the warm welcoming cookies homemade by the hotel. If you are opposed to making a reservation just for the famous cookies, this recipe is just for you.

Ingredient List:

Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • ▢ 1/2 pound of softened butter (2 sticks)
  • ▢ ¾ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ▢ ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ▢ 2 large eggs
  • ▢ 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ▢ ¼ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ▢ 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ▢ 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • ▢ 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ▢ 1 teaspoon salt
  • ▢ A pinch of cinnamon
  • ▢ 1 3/4 cups chopped walnuts (optional) 
  • ▢ 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chip
  • 1. Preheat the oven to 300°F
  • 2. Cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
  • 3. Add eggs, vanilla, and lemon juice, blending with a mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then medium speed for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy, scraping down the bowl.
  • 4. With the mixer on low speed, add flour, oats, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon, blending for about 45 seconds. Make sure not to overmix.
  • 5. Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • 6. Portion dough with a scoop (about 3 tablespoons) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about 2 inches apart.
  • 7. Optional: Sprinkle a pinch of salt on top of each cookie to create a salty and sweet masterpiece.
  • 8. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the center is still soft.
  • 9. Remove from the oven and cool on a baking sheet.


-Harrison S.

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