Mindy Custer's Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mindy Custer's Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Mindy Custer's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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"Soft and chewy, the best chocolate chip cookie EVER! For best results, refrigerate dough overnight."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen cookies Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Whisk together the flour and baking soda in a bowl.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the butter and margarine together until thoroughly blended, and mix in the white sugar, brown sugar, and instant pudding mix. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Mix in the flour in several additions, then mix in the chocolate chips. Dough will be stiff.
  3. Drop by tablespoon onto an ungreased, nonstick baking sheet, about 2 inches apart; flatten the cookies slightly.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until light brown and still soft on top, 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overbake. Allow to cool for 1 minute on the baking sheets before removing and cooling completely on racks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 24, 2011

I have made these cookies for years. My sister sent me a copy of the recipe off of the pudding box. I have used banana, lemon and coconut cream pudding depending on the flavor or date I am making them for. My children and my grandchildren love them. They freeze and ship overseas well. I have used them for bake sales and for dessert trees. I have always had good luck with making them and complements where ever I took them. Just have fun making them and eating them.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 04, 2011

I was not a fan of these. The texture was off somehow (probably the pudding) and it was chewier than normal. Not gooey chewy (which I like) but just off somehow. Also the flavors were a bit bland for me.


16 Ratings

Apr 20, 2011

GREAT cookie! I used all butter, instant CHEESECAKE pudding mix and extra-dark chocolate chips. What I liked most about this cookie dough was you didn't need to chill it. The instant pudding firmed up the dough enough so you could just mix it and just go. HUGELY popular with my husband. Absolutely yummy.

Apr 11, 2011

I added the zest of one orange to these and they really complemented the vanilla and chocolate flavours. You can taste the vanilla pudding on first bite. I searched chocolate chip cookies and displayed recipes by highest rating - only after did I realize these only had one persons' rating! Fortunately, they are terrific.

Jul 17, 2011

Making these cookies are almost like "cheating in the cookie olympics. They came out perfectly soft and held their shape very well when baking. I added a little cinnamon and some chopped, candied pecans as well. Definitely keeping this recipe on hand.

Jun 15, 2011

These are fabulous - soft, moist and so yummy. I have several other chocolate chip cookie recipes; this is my hubby's favorite. We can't keep our hands out of the cookie jar.

May 24, 2011

awesome! first chocolate chip recipe that actually looked/tasted like chocolate chips that I've made in my life! don't overmix and i used all margarine, cooked for 6-7 minutes. GREAT!

Jul 27, 2011

I used chocolate pudding & about 1/2 bag of choc. chips. They turned out WONDERFUL! I told my husband they should be called "PMS Cookies" - they were so full of chocolate....just what the doctor ordered! :)


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  • Calories
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 127 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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