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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

01 Jun

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie? It really is the cookie that all other cookies are compared to. It makes a lot of sense. Chocolate, butter and sugar, well, it is pretty much perfect.

Everyone has a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe that they stand behind. I have mentioned before that my favourite cookie recipes involve rolled oats, but this recipe isn’t my tried and true chocolate chip cookie recipe. I tried this one after my Mom gave me a pile of cookbooks when she cleaning out her kitchen.

The name of the cookbook caught my eye when I was unpacking them back in our apartment. Pillsbury Complete Book of Baking. Does this mean that each recipe starts with a can of cresent rolls? If so then sign me up, I love Pillsbury cresent rolls 🙂

I was surprised when I started going through this cookbook that it really is a baking book. Who knew that Pillsbury isn’t just pre-made cookies, rolls and doughs found in the dairy aisle?

When I saw this recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies, I did a double take. Wow, there is a lot of flour in here, it is going to make a big batch of cookies. (it yields 6 dozen cookies)  This is a good thing, as my collegues at work really enjoy when I whip up a batch of baked goods and end up with leftovers. They are the ones who win out in these baking situations:)

When I started gathering up my ingredients, I noticed that I didn’t have enough chocolate chips. Gasp! And really, when a recipe calls for one cup of chocolate chips, I think that is code for one and a half or two cups of chips. As I searched the pantry, I came across some milk, semi-sweet and white chocolate chips. If one kind of chocolate is good, then three kinds will be awesome!

This cookie recipe passed the cookie dough test (always a true testament of a great tasting cookie). I am sure I ate about the equivalent of 6 cookies in dough.

Since this recipe made a huge batch of cookies, our kitchen looked like a bake shop with cookies cooling on every clear surface.

While I waited patiently for them to cool, I imagined all the wonderful things I will do the next time I make this cookie. I think I will make them a bit bigger and make ice cream sandwich cookies out of them. Yum, the perfect summer combination of baked goods and ice cream!

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Adapted from:
Pillsbury Complete Book of Baking

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups softened butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs; blend well.  Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls two inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light and golden brown.
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2 Comments

Posted by on June 1, 2012 in Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Desserts

 

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2 responses to “Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Brittany

    June 1, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Your chocolate to dough ratio is perfect!! My dough hardly makes it into the oven!

     
  2. Rebecca Clark

    June 2, 2012 at 7:39 am

    Have to try this recipe. Can you ever have too many home-baked cookies? Love the idea for using them for ice cream sandwiches. Great dessert for a BBQ! Thanks!!

     

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