12 March 2014

RECIPE: Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

My 5 year old daughter and I make dozens of these every month.  They have become a family favourite

Ingredients:
§  1 cup softened butter
§  1/2 cup granulated sugar
§  1 1/2  cups firmly packed brown sugar
§  2 large eggs
§  2 1/2 tsp. vanilla
§  2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
§  3/4 tsp. salt
§  1 tsp. baking powder
§  1 tsp. baking soda
§  18 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:
The key to these cookies is not to bake them past the recommended 10 minutes. That way, after cooking they are nice and chewy.
1.    Preheat oven to 350.
2.    In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla.
3.    In another bowl , mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda .
4.    Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
5.    Stir in chocolate chips  .
6.    With your fingers, place golf ball sized portions 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

7.    Bake 9-10 minutes or just until edges are light brown.

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