Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies are super soft and chewy, and with colorful Christmas M&M candy are absolutely the most perfect and popular cookie on my Christmas cookie trays – and I’ll let you in on a secret – they are Santa’s favorite!
SIMPLY THE BEST CHEWY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE!
Isn't it funny how the simple cookies from childhood are everyones' favorites? When I ask my kiddos at the beginning of each Christmas season to give me list of their Christmas Cookie "must-haves", these soft and chewy cookies always make the list!
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE SECRETS:
These cookies are soft-baked, thick, chewy, and incredibly moist! Here are the secrets to this wonderful recipe:
These family favorites are totally loaded with chocolate - semi-sweet chocolate chips, and Holiday M&M's - making them even more special!
You can also add different types of chocolate chips - dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate are certainly not off limits! Change it up even more by adding a handful of snow-caps, and your favorite nuts to the mix, to create your favorite soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie.
What's your holiday favorite cookie? Hope you love these as much as we do!
¾ cup unsalted butter (1.5 sticks) (melted and cooled)
2 -1/4 cups (280g) all-purpose flour (sifted & spooned into measuring cup)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (150g) light brown sugar, loosely packed
1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
1 large egg + 1 egg yolk (room temperature)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup Christmas M&M candies (regular or miniature size)
HOW I MAKE THESE:
Originally posted December 2014; revised and reposted December 2020.
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