Chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate comfort food. When I have them around, I generally end up eating half the batch, so the key here is to bake for other people!
The McWaters just arrived in town, so I whipped up a batch of my favorite recipe to bring over. I did leave half at our house…and please note they are already gone. In my defense, I did have four helpers!
This is the world’s best kitchen tool. I don’t know how I lived so long without a cookie dough scooper!!
This recipe is quite simple, but the results are phenomenal! It’s just as easy as the ready-made dough and SO much better. Every one of my friends can say they’ve eaten these cookies at my house. I have the recipe memorized (again, maybe not such a great thing) and I make them. all. the. time.
Chocolate Chip Cookies:
2 sticks unsalted butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream these with a blender or kitchen aid mixer, then add 1 egg. Slowly mix in:
2 1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Chocolate chips…I tend to go heavy on these. I buy the Costco bag and throw in 3-4 generous handfuls. If you’re a reasonable human being, you’ll add a 12 oz. bag.
Bake 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees. Enjoy!