A chocolate chip cookie is a drop cookie that features chocolate chips or chocolate morsels as its distinguishing ingredient. Chocolate chip cookies originated in the United States around 1938 when Ruth Graves Wakefield chopped up a Nestlé semi-sweet chocolate bar and added the chopped chocolate to a cookie recipe
Interesting facts regarding DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies
- ½ cup rolled oats
- 2¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 1½ tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. cinnamon
- 1 cup butter, softened
- ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 1½ tsp. vanilla
- ½ tsp. lemon juice
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups semi-sweet, chocolate chips
- 1½ cup chopped walnuts
- Grind oats in a food processor or blender until fine.
- Combine the ground oats with flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
- Cream together the butter, sugars, vanilla, and lemon juice in another medium bowl with an electric mixer.
- Add the eggs and mix until smooth. Stir the dry mixture into the wet mixture and blend well.
- Add the chocolate chips and nuts to the dough and mix by hand until the ingredients are well blended.
- For the best results, chill the dough overnight in the refrigerator before baking the cookies.
- Spoon rounded ¼ cup portions onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Place the scoops about 2 inches apart.
- Bake in a 350°F oven for 16-18 minutes or until cookies are light brown and soft in the middle.
- Store in a sealed container when cool to keep soft.
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