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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

0 Comments 12 October 2010

 

chocolate chip cookies

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe Type: dessert
Author: Michelle Garrett
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Easy, tasty chocolate chip cookies with oats.
Ingredients
  • 225 g (1 cup) butter, softened
  • 220 g (1 cup) packed light brown sugar
  • 100 g (1/2 cup) white sugar
  • 2 eggs (yes, still 2 eggs)
  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) vanilla extract
  • 155 g (1 and 3/4 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 2 g (1 teaspoon) baking soda
  • 6 g (1 teaspoon salt) salt
  • 245 g (3 cups) quick-cooking, or rolled oats
  • 115 g (1 cup) chopped walnuts (or another handful of oats)
  • 170 g (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 335 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended.
  5. Mix in the oats, walnuts (if using), and chocolate chips.
  6. Drop heaped spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Notes

Store somewhere really difficult to get to or else you will eat them all before the kids come home.

 

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