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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is a special event that takes place every year on August 4th. We’re here to celebrate this delightful holiday with two tasty recipes for cookies. After all, what’s better than a warm and gooey chocolate chip cookie?

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Whisk together dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl
  3. Mix together the melted butter and sugars until smooth
  4. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until well combined
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips
  7. Drop onto a non-greased cookie sheet in tablespoon-sized spoonfuls
  8. Bake 7-9 minutes or until lightly golden brown around edges
  9. Let cool on cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate chip peanut butter cookies


  • 1 cup McCormick chunky peanut butter
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, cream together peanut butter, butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour and baking soda.
  4. Gradually beat dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  8. Let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
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Both of these recipes make delicious and oh-so-scrumptious chocolate chip cookies and are a great way to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. The classic soft and chewy cookie recipe is an all-time favorite while the peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are a great twist on the classic that everyone is sure to love. So, what are you waiting for? Get baking!

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