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Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for the best chocolate chip cookies? Look no further. These Patriotic Chocolate Chip Cookies are no-chill & one of the best cookie recipes ever!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 35
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder or fine ground coffee
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Patriotic M&M's


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place butter in a medium saucepan & cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until melted and browned
  • (butter will foam & bubble as it cooks)
  • Once the butter is golden brown remove from the heat
  • Transfer browned butter to mixer bowl & let cool for several minutes
  • Add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, & espresso powder to the butter and beat until well combined
  • Beat in vanilla & eggs until just combined
  • Add flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until just combined
  • Stir in both varieties of chocolate chips slowly
  • Stir in 1/2 the M&M's - reserving the remaining candies for topping the cookies after baking
  • Portion tablespoon sized balls of dough and place on a large baking sheet
  • Bake for 11-12 minutes
  • Cookies will still be slightly underdone when you remove them from the oven. Do not overbake. Let sit on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack or eating.