This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.
I’ve actually been making these chocolate studded beauties since 2007! Over the years, I’ve tried and enjoyed many other types of chocolate chip cookies, but these are still my favorite of the bunch. Made with butter, shortening, white sugar, brown sugar, three types of chocolate, vanilla, and chopped pecans, these cookies really have it all. They’re soft and tender inside while slightly crispy at the edges. Flaky sea salt balances out the chocolate and caramel notes from the brown sugar. Oh yeah, these guys are HUGE too. Size does matter here, because you want each cookie to have plenty of the tasty mix-ins. Continue reading for the recipe.