Tuesday, November 4, 2008

perfect chocolate chip cookies!

It must have been an alignment of the planets, or humidity helped, since we had a storm on the way in, but my oven and I made perfect chocolate chip cookies on Monday, they were yummy and luckily a small batch! recipe is super simple, from http://www.ghirardelli.com/bake/recipe.aspx?id=1017 , preheat oven to 375ยบ, sift 1st 3 ingredients together in small bowl, set aside, then cream butter, add sugars, eggs, vanilla, then flour mixture by hand and chips and nuts, i did a no nut version, bake 10 minutes, after making them whatever size you like, i did some 1 tablespoon size and one tray the biggest dipper i had that made 3" diameter cookies....cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes then transfer to cooling rack, and let cookie sheet cool before reloading with dough, ps the raw dough was the BEST...yummy!
  • 2 1/4 cup(s) unsifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup(s) (2 sticks) butter
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 3/4 cup(s) packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1 cup(s) semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans (optional)

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