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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 20 2012 at 11:46 AM

Kate  (Login kateothelamp)

 
Now, this would be my opinion only. These are the best I've tasted or that I've ever made. I cannot state as an absolute fact, that they are the best you've ever had, or will ever have, or that they are the best in the world, since I have not tasted every chocolate chip cookie in the world. BUT, IMVHO, these cookies are really good. Even better with pecans. You will probably not agree if you don't like nuts or if you are allergic to chocolate or you don't like cookies.

What was I talking about, again? Oh yeah, cookie recipe.

The World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
(this is an opinion only, to state it as fact would be "sheer arrogance". So I will just believe it to be right, and therefore it is just "confidence". For the purposes of discussion, of course.)

¾ cup packed light brown sugar
¾ cup granulated sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
12 oz. bag semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375°
Mix the sugars, butter, vanilla, and egg until well blended and creamy.
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt together.
Stir wet and dry ingredients together until well blended. The dough may be dry and stiff, but that's ok.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Put rounded spoonfuls of dough on a cool cookie sheet a few inches apart.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until edges are just beginning to brown. For best results, use one cookie sheet at a time in the center of the oven.
Cool 2 to 3 minutes on the cookie sheet and then transfer cookies to a cooling rack.

I have no idea how many cookies this makes - it depends how big you make them and how much of the dough you eat that never makes it into the oven.

 
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Mondo
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Are you confident in these cookies?

April 20 2012, 6:12 PM 

They seem quite low fat. Cough. Um, is the vanilla the secret ingredient?



 
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Tim
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Re: Are you confident in these cookies?

April 21 2012, 1:26 AM 

That's almost identical to Nestle Toll House cookie recipe on the chocolate chips bag, accept they add an extra egg.

But they taste great wink.gif
I haven't made any for about 3 years though.
We usually get Girl Scout cookies and Oreo's.

wink.gif

 
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Kate
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very similar to Toll House...

April 21 2012, 3:08 AM 

One less egg, and an extra 1/4 cup of flour. Makes them a little less sweet, and keeps them from spreading out so much when they bake, which greatly improves the texture. If they still spread out too much with the first batch, you can add a few more tablespoons of flour.

And, to answer Mondo, it is imperative to use real butter and real vanilla for the optimum cookie experience. Low fat? Well, I guess it depends on how big you make the cookies. If you take the whole bowl of dough and divide it into two gigantic monster cookies, each one would contain an entire stick of butter, so...yeah, not so low fat. But so good. Warm chocolate chip cookies, chewy with crispy edges and melty chocolate chips and an ice cold glass of milk. That is good for my soul.

 
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Tim
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Re: very similar to Toll House...

April 21 2012, 3:28 AM 

Warm chocolate chip cookies, chewy with crispy edges and melty chocolate chips and an ice cold glass of milk. That is good for my soul.
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That sounds really good!!
So they come out flatter and chewier and sweeter? Your making me want to try some wink.gif sounds yummy. Ya, with a big glass of milk!


 
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Mondo
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Milk and cookies

April 21 2012, 1:38 PM 

Soul stirring Sister!

 
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Tim
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Re: Milk and cookies

April 25 2012, 2:36 AM 

So how ya doing cookie monster wink.gif

And can I ask.. What is that black and white swirly sperm picture you post?

Hope all is well with the antichrist man Mondo.
I know you needed that right Mondo wink.gif

Be cool and fun, while you can.

Jesus is the Son of GOD ALMIGHTY.
And the COG taught you right in basics Mondo.
But free will is free will.

Do you think you were shown the Blue City only for you?.. You were shown it to share seeing it. Do we hide a candle under a basket?.. Be real Bro.

Tim


 
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Mondo
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Yin Yang

April 25 2012, 2:13 PM 

I prefer chips, kettle cooked.

Some revelations are personal. There is lots of info on NDE's etc.


Yin Yang.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yin_and_yang

 
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Tim
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Re: Yin Yang

April 26 2012, 2:56 AM 

Yin and yang....
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And if "Yin and yang" was true Mondo, then why do species go into extinction?

And if "Yin and yang" is true, when a species goes into extinction why isn't another created to take its place?

Ahhhhh, that's called CHECK MATE! wink.gif
Love ya Mondo.
Bro Tim


 
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gerard
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Well thanks...and if they are any near as good as Bob's recipe

April 22 2012, 12:20 AM 

well his wifey's recipe for Tarts is.....yummy yum....that will be veddy veddy guuud!

thanks sis.

Maybe you could share this at my forum tooooo?


you're call.

 
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Kate
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sure thing, gerard....

April 22 2012, 12:29 AM 

Glad to bring it on over =)

 
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