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Metric Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookie


  • 550 mL unsifted flour
  • 5 mL baking soda
  • 5 mL salt
  • 250 mL butter or margarine, softened
  • 175 mL granulated sugar
  • 175 mL firmly packed brown sugar
  • 5 mL vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 168 gram packages semisweet chocolate chips
  • 250 mL chopped nuts

Preheat the oven to 190 ºC. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla; beat until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add flour mixture; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Using 5 mL measure, drop by rounded measures into ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Makes 100 (5 cm) cookies

Recipe (PDF) reprinted from "Living with Metrics" courtesy of Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, NY.

Note: Adjustments are needed when baking at high altitudes. Common cookie recipe adjustments are needed to help avoid spreading and may include slight increase in baking temperature, slight decrease in leavening agents (e.g., baking powder and baking soda), fat, and/or sugar, as well as slightly increasing fluid ingredients and flour. Consult online resources to adjust this and other baking recipes.


Created August 14, 2011, Updated November 15, 2019