I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Chocolate Chip Cookies

My family loves chocolate chip cookies. Some like it with just chocolate chips in them, and others like my husband Bill, love me to add coconut and nuts to them.


CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES (about 4 dozen)

Ingredients:
*1 cup butter, softened
*1 cup white sugar
*1 cup brown sugar, packed
*2 eggs
*2 teaspoons pure vanilla
*3 cups flour
*1 teaspoon baking soda
*2 teaspoons hot water
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
*1 cup milk chocolate chips
*1 cup coconut (optional)
*1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Directions:
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Cream together butter, white sugar & brown sugar, until smooth.
~Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
~Dissolve baking soda in hot water.
~Add baking soda water to batter.
~Add salt, flour, and baking soda water.
~Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, & coconut.
~Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
~Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are a golden brown.

Variations:
`Delete 1/2 cup of flour and add one box of instant vanilla pudding (dry).
`Omit coconut
`Omit nuts
`Substitute chocolate chips for m&m's.
`Substitute milk chocolate chips for your favorite type of chip.
`Omit pudding and add another 1/4 cup flour. (the pudding makes it very moist).

2 comments:

King Quads said...

Pudding. .. who'd a thunk. I am going to try them out! Sound so yummy right about now:

BJ Brinker's Home Cooking said...

I think this is the recipe I used when I gave you some cookies.