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World's Best Soft Christmas Cookies

Soft, fresh, buttery chocolate chip cookies that you'll be world famous for!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip cookies, soft christmas cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 44 minutes
Total Time 54 minutes
Servings 48
Author Christina


  • 3 c raw sugar (use 1/2 white and 1/2 brown if you don't have raw)
  • 4 sticks room temp butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 4 c flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 pkgs semi sweet ghirardelli chocolate chips
  • 1 10 oz pkg m and m candies (red and green)


  1. Cream sugar and butter together until light and fluffy.

  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  3. Add vanilla and mix well.

  4. In a separate bowl mix flour, soda, and salt.

  5. Add dry mixture to wet mixture all at once and mix well.

  6. Stir in chocolate chips and candies

  7. Mix well.

  8. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.

  9. Bake 9-11 minutes until lightly browned.

  10. Allow to cool 5 minutes and remove from pan.