Friday, July 22, 2011

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Some days, a chocolate chip cookie is in order!!  
I use the BEST recipe.  
It's from a ward cookbook 
(aren't ward cook books always full of the best tried and true recipes)
from when I lived in Utah.  So yum!

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies (by Nick Cutler)
1 lb margarine or butter                        1 tsp salt
2 c. brown sugar                     1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 c. white sugar                                  3 eggs
6 c. flour                                         2 tsp vanilla
6c. chocolate chips                                            

Cream wet ingredients and add dry ingredients.  
Mix well.  Add chocolate chips.  
Drop onto greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350* from 10-12 minutes.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


I usually cut the recipe in half and 
am still left with about 4 dozen cookies or so. 
That is a lot of cookies for me to eat.  
My family only eats 1-2 cookies a piece and 
I can't resist them and always eat way too many. 


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


So unless I share with the neighbors or 
(gasp) throw out stale cookies, 
I usually have about this much dough left after cookies my 2 batches.  
'So I decided to start freezing it!


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies- freeze the dough


I scoop it onto a cookie sheet.


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies- freeze the dough


Then pop the entire thing into the freezer.


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies- freeze the dough


After they are frozen solid, 
I put them into a freezer bag and stick that in the freezer. 


The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


 So when the next time a craving for choco chip cookies hits, 
I'm prepared.  
The frozen cookies can be placed directly 
onto a cookie sheet and put into the oven.  
Just add a few extra minutes to the cook time.   
Very handy to have on hand for a last minute treat!!

1 comment:

  1. That's a great idea to freeze the dough! :) I'll have to try that out. Would love to have you link this up to my {wow me} wednesday link party going on right now over on my blog.. if you haven‘t already. Hope to see you there. {I’m a new follower.} :)

    Ginger
    gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com

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