Chocolate Chip Cookies

By DK on May 08, 2008

I came to know about chocolate chip cookies way before my advent into US, during the times when I was still naive to the world other than mine which comprised of just my house, our whole family and friends. But I have always been curious about other places and countless hours have been spent in the libraries gaping at pic all over the world.

The famous sitcom "Friends"(thanks to star plus channel) introduced me to an American'ised lifestyle. There was this particular show in Friends which made me laugh so uncontrollably, that I got a good 45min of sound advise from my mother for not behaving 'womanly' and laughing out so loudly (!!!). "What will people say?" was her berating query! Anyways coming back to Friends - I relate a lot with the character Monica - I am a neatness freak, I luv cooking and I am organized like hell ( but I am not sure if I am that organized like her!)

This particular show was based on character Phoebe's Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookie and from it , I sure got to know about what cookies were all about. I remember discussing the same with my mom but never ever did I imagine that one day, I will be here in this country and make cookies! Needless to say Chocolate chip cookies were my first cookies I ever made. This show was my inspiration to making the American Classic.

Basic Information
Prep Time: Under 15 min
Cook Time: Under 30 min
Yield: Yields 20-24 cookies
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar
  • generous 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease two baking sheets with spray. Cream the butter with the sugars with a mixer.


When they are light and fluffy, add in the egg and the vaniall extract and slowly beat it into the mixture.


Then sift the flour along with the soda and salt and mix it gradually in the butter mixture.


Gently fold in the chocolate chips and the walnuts. Dont do it aggresively, it should be v gentle.


Place heaped spoonfuls of the dough in the baking sheet ( you can use small icecream scoops) about 2 inches apart.


Bake them for 10-15 min till lightly brown and cool on a wire rack.

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30 Responses to “Chocolate Chip Cookies”
  1. Anisha Desai

    Dk have already made 5 batches of these cookies and everytime they turn out even better. Thanks for the No egg recipe. I have also tried these with whole wheat and oatmeal flour instead of all purpose trust me nothing changes. Thanks for the awesome recipe.

  2. Diana

    Is there any way of making them lower in calories?

  3. gayathri

    hi! can u pls tell me the shelf life for this cookies?

  4. gayathri

    :-P HI! DK i tried this recepie came out very well.Thanks for your wonderful recepies.

  5. my 12 year old son and me tried this recipe………with fab results……the instruction and pics made my son love baking :wink: the cookies were divine……thanks DK

  6. Sunitha Paavasthu

    I was just wondering if i could substitute butter with vegetable oil ? or applesauce ? I just want to make them as low fat as possible.


    yes you can :)

  7. Gaya

    i always wanted to make chocolate chip cookie this recipe was was very good.every body liked it. thanks for the wonderful recipe

  8. Sadhvi

    How do i make chocolate chip cookies without egg?

    Substitute the egg with 1/4 cup of vegetable oil –DK

  9. hi
    I would love to try these cookies never baked one before but i have to ask you how much will the butter be? in gms…and can i use amul butter.

    Any unsalted butter will work. I think 1/2 cup will be around 112 grams of butter. Hope this helps :) –DK

  10. lakshmi

    :wink: iwant to know what is brown sugar used in this recipe. is this “vellam” as we call in tamil

  11. Janci

    I tried this, it came out very good. Thanks so much.

  12. Kalai

    Wonderful cookies, Dhivi! I adore the show Friends, too. Thanks for the sweet memories and equally sweet cookies! :)

  13. Madhu

    DK, both friends and chocolate chip cookies are my all time favorite too. I did not know about friends when I was in Chennai. After coming to US, my husband introduced me to this wonderful sitcom. He too was a huge fan and he had DVDs and after watching them I too became a fan, and would wait for the DVDs to be released for the other seasons.

    Lovely cookies. They look perfect.

  14. Pearlsofeast

    Dk this cookies are all time favorite.I too make it,seeing urs I got tempted.Thanks for sharing !!!

  15. BMX

    Thanks for sharing about Chocolate Chip Cookies.I like it very much.In my free time I try to make it.

  16. Swati Raman Garg

    all time fav… love the way i have pics for each step…

  17. zlamushka

    phoebe┬┤s chocolate chip cookies :-) how lovely.

  18. Sukanya Ramkumar

    WOW!…. Those are wonderful cookies… Looks awesome…. urs hvae turned out perfect…. love it…

  19. bee

    i love these, but am too lazy to make them. maybe i can goad jai to make them, ‘cos he really likes cookies.

  20. Siri

    ok, tell me sumthing.. is this the recipe of original Nestle Toll House.. becoz Phoebe’s grandmom got the recipe from Nestle..;o)..

    …I dont care where u got this recipe from.. they look so gooooood and yummo..and thanks for the Note, I wud have definitely tempted to pop some into my mouth hehehe..:DD


  21. Vanamala

    hmmmmmm looks cute. parcel me some cookies :)

  22. bhags

    Oh yes, phoebe giving away her grandma’s secret recipe to Monica….well I remember this one.
    Chocolate Chip cookies look so yummy and delicious….thanks for the entry

  23. sunita

    I second RC, wouldn’t mind having this cookie everyday…if only…:-D

    …your’s looks yumm :-)

  24. Purnima

    DK, lovely writeup! Loved the cookies n the pics! (My 2 yr old gobbles 4 CCC’s at one go!)

  25. Asha

    My son would love to move in with you if you still have those left! :D
    Looks plump and yummy, just the way I like it. Great post!:)
    Happy Mother’s day, hugs, enjoy.

  26. SMN
  27. Uma

    every one’s fav. cookies. looks lovely. thanks for the recipe.

  28. Madhavi

    Delicious, lovely recipe. cookies looks awesome!!!

  29. sowmya

    looks delicious…

  30. Red Chillies

    This is an all time classic isn’t it? I can eat this every single day if somebody promises me that I will not put on weight :-)
    I did not know anything about cookies until I came to the US.

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