The $10,000 Chocolate Chip Cookies

9 Aug

These sweet little treats are famous! Yep, they’re the chocolate chip cookies I made on NBC, Food Fighters tv show. I’ve been making them for the past 23 years. They’re buttery, rich, decadent, chocolatey, soft and chewy. I’m still in shock that I won $10,000 for baking them.  I guess it’s true what they say……persistence pays off – literally! Here’s the recipe below. #getinthekitchen

 

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE
2-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 stick margarine
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup of white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup molasses + 1/2 cup of white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup dark chocolate chips

1 teaspoon of vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl and set aside. Melt 1 stick butter and 1 stick margarine in small sauce pan or microwave. In a small mixing bowl, mix together 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/3 cup of molasses and set aside.

Combine remaining white sugar, brown sugar and molasses sugar mixture. Add melted butter and mix well. Add 2 beaten eggs to melted butter and sugar mixture. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla and mix well. Gradually add flour into mixture (this should be done in 3 to 4 steps). Fold in chocolate chips.

Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop cookie dough onto cookie sheet with a spoon. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Transfer cookies to cooling rack. Enjoy!

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