Ultimate Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ultimate Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Submitted by Vickie Mathews


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 12 oz. pkg. chocolate chunks or chips
  • Nuts optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Beat butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl until creamy, using a hand mixer. Gradually add flour mixture. Stir in chunks or chips, and nuts (optional). Drop by rounded tablespoonful onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool.