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The Chocolate Chip Cookie and The Cookie Monster on Top Chef

The best chocolate chip cookie with optional dried cherries.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cookie
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 cup butter unsalted, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 plus 2 tablespoons cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups of chopped chocolate or chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries optional
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts (optional, but I think necessary)


  • Cream butter and sugars together. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla.
  • Mix dry ingredients in separate bowl together
  • Add flour mixture to wet ingredients.
  • Add in chocolate, dried fruit, nuts and thoroughly incorporate.
  • Spoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. It doesn’t matter what size you make as long as the size is consistent.
  • Bake 9-11 minutes at 375. (Adjust baking time if cookies are larger than a teaspoon).