Nearly Famous Double Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs, at room temp
  • 4 tsp REAL vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 4 cups chocolate chips

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or other large bowl), combine butter and sugars. Mix on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping down the bowl with a spatula as necessary.
  3. Mix in eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl after each addition.
  4. Add vanilla, baking soda, baking power, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  5. Slowly add flour, mixing until combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  8. Using a medium cookie scoop, drop dough onto a parchment lined pan, leaving 2-3 inches between cookies.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes (or until lightly browned).