Copycat Chips Ahoy Cookies Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: August 4, 2020 Modified: October 21, 2020
Copycat Chips Ahoy Cookies Recipe

Chips Ahoy is, without a doubt, so popular that its name becomes synonymous with the chocolate chip cookie snack. Chips Ahoy is a chocolate chip cookies recipe by Nabisco that is in the market since 1963. The brand is a favorite among children across generations all over the country. Make this copycat chewy Chips Ahoy at home now.

Furthermore, one of the most striking features of Chips Ahoy is its chewy texture. Making this copycat cookies recipe will require you the usual baking ingredients. But, to make it special and chewy, we recommend cutting down the baking time. 

Now, it may seem intimidating to try and attempt to create a scrumptious chocolate chip cookie, but we assure you that it is far from impossible. With this copycat chewy Chips Ahoy, people can now enjoy these delicious snacks and bring back the memories of old. If all the talk of chocolate chips has gotten you itching for more chocolate desserts, give our Crockpot Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding a try. 

Tip: Keep them fresh and retaining their snap by storing them in an airtight container after allowing them to cool to room temperature. It would remain fresh for up to 3 days.


Copycat Chips Ahoy Cookies Recipe Video

How To Make Copycat Chips Ahoy Cookies

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Now you can have some chewy chocolate chip cookies without going out to the grocery store.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins
Makes:
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg white, large
  • 2 tsp water, warm
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Bring all ingredients to room temperature.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Sift the flour, salt, and baking soda in a bowl and set aside.

  4. Use a mixer to mix the two sugars and shortening. When mixture is creamy, add the vanilla and egg white. Beat until pale and fully incorporated.

  5. Fold the flour mixture ½ cup at a time, while gradually adding two teaspoons of warm water to mix the flour mixture.

  6. Fold in chocolate chips. As the dough gets thicker you may want to mix by hand.

  7. Grease baking tray and line with parchment paper.

  8. Roll dough into 2-inch balls and gently press down on baking tray to shape.

  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.

  10. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.

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Commonly Asked Questions

How do I keep cookies fresh?

Store chocolate chip cookies in an airtight container, after allowing it to cool down completely, at room temperature. This would keep it fresh for up to 2 to 3 days. If you want to store it for longer, you can keep them in a freezer-safe bag and place it in the fridge, then just before snacking, re-heat them in the oven at 250 degrees Fahrenheit for about 5 to 10 minutes.

What should I do to ensure my cookies are chewy?

As mentioned above, the secret to chewy cookies is the shortened baking time. But there are also other ways worth mentioning. For instance, you might want to ditch butter when making chocolate chip cookies. Instead, use vegetable shortening. The vegetable shortening is primarily made of 100% fat, meaning there is no water and there is no chance that steam will come out. This means softer and chewier cookies.

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Conclusion

Nothing beats freshly made chocolate chip cookies and a glass of milk. It's definitely better than just opening a pack. Give this recipe a try and share with us what you think!

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