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plate with chocolate chip cookies on it

YUM!  Fresh out of the oven they smell so good.  These are by far the most popular cookies we serve here at the inn.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 11 Minutes
Total Time: 21 Minutes
Servings: 36


  • 2 ¼ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups Ghiradelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or leave ungreased.

  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well.

  3. In a large mixing bowl beat the butter, white sugar and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until thoroughly mixed into batter. Stir in vanilla.

  4. Add the flour mixture in thirds, beat until just mixed in after each addition.

  5. Stir in the bittersweet chocolate chips and pecans.

  6. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.

  7. Bake for 9–11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

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