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How to bake soft chewy m&m chocolate chip cookies

Our standard Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe since the 70's... popular because cookies stay moist! Instead of crispy hard, they bend. I often dress tops with M&M's for whichever holiday we're celebrating

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Gather ingredients. Batch makes 5-7 dozen, depending on cookie size. I used 1/4 C chopped nuts and 6 oz chocolate chips.

Gather ingredients. Batch makes 5-7 dozen, depending on cookie size. I used 1/4 C chopped nuts and 6 oz chocolate chips.

Melt or soften butter.

Melt or soften butter.

Add white & brown sugars, vanilla. Miix well, while adding eggs and dry ingredients.  Add flour and optional chopped walnuts.

Add white & brown sugars, vanilla. Miix well, while adding eggs and dry ingredients. Add flour and optional chopped walnuts.

Mix well.

Mix well.

Stir in 6-12 oz chocolate chips.

Stir in 6-12 oz chocolate chips.

Place M&M's in bowl and save for TOPS of each cookie.

Place M&M's in bowl and save for TOPS of each cookie.

I like using my melon baller to scoop uniform amounts.

I like using my melon baller to scoop uniform amounts.

Roll each one by hand. Place on cookie sheet.

Roll each one by hand. Place on cookie sheet.

Top with M&M's, pressing in slightly, but keeping dough rounded. Bake 375\u00b0 8-10 minutes. (My oven seems to run warmer. I do 7 minutes.) I suggest 8 rather than 10.

Top with M&M's, pressing in slightly, but keeping dough rounded. Bake 375° 8-10 minutes. (My oven seems to run warmer. I do 7 minutes.) I suggest 8 rather than 10.

Bake 375° 8-10 minutes. I prefer 8 as cookies stay softer. You be the judge of your oven, but baking too long will make them crisp/hard. Lately my oven seems to run warm. So I did this batch at 7 min.

  • 1.0c Brown sugar
  • 1.0c White sugar
  • 1.0c Butter, melted
  • 3.0 Eggs
  • 1/2tsp Vanilla
  • 2.0tsp Baking Soda
  • 2.0tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 1/3c Chopped nuts optional
  • 12.0oz Chocolate chips
  • 3/4c All Purpose Flour
  • M&M's