Chocolate chip cookies are a source of comfort food not only for kids but for adults as well. I mean, who doesn't love these good old choco chip cookies? They have always been a staple in our household and even the adults can't get enough of these much loved treat.
Here are 2 delightful and delicious choco chip recipes that you and your kids would surely love. Enjoy!
Chocolate Chip, Pecan and Oatmeal Cookies
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1.5 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground clove 1 cup quick-cooking oats 2 cups pecans; chopped 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest 12 ounces semisweet choco chips
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment or a Silpat (nonstick baking mat). Using an electric mixer, beat the butter in a bowl until it is light & fluffy.
Next, add both sugars, salt, and vanilla, and beat until well mixed, about three minutes. Stir in eggs,1 after the other. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove in a separate bowl.
Then add in half of your flour mixture to the butter with the mixer on low speed. Once the flour has been incorporated, add the second half. Stir in oats, pecans, orange zest, and choco chips.
Drop the dough, by the tablespoon, onto the cookie sheet then bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Remove from your oven then cool cookies on a rack. Store at room temperature in a cookie jar or other airtight container.
Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 8 ounces unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 scant teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 large egg yolk 1.5 cups semisweet choco chips
Heat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with a silicone liner or spray with baking spray.
Combine the flour, baking soda & salt in a medium bowl.
In a mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream butter sugars together until light & fluffy. Beat in eggs, egg yolk, and vanilla.
Slowly beat in flour mixture until blended. Fold in choco chips. Using a tablespoon or cookie scoop, drop dough onto a baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between cookies.
Bake for 9 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned and set in the middle