Saturday, August 9, 2008

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

I hope all of you are enjoying the last few weeks of Summer! Here is an excellent book to share and a recipe for yummy chocolate chip cookies!!
See you soon!
Auntie Em

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Chocolate chip cookies represent half of the cookies baked in American homes each year. This chocolate chip cookie recipe will produce a treat that is sure to please everyone in your house!
For some additional tips on baking cookies, see our article on tips for baking cookies.
• 3/4 cup sugar•

3/4 cup packed brown sugar•

1 cup butter•

1 large egg•

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

• 1 teaspoon baking soda•

1/2 teaspoon salt•

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips•

if desired, 1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix sugar, brown sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl by hand. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt. The dough will be very stiff. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. The centers will be soft. Let cool for one minute then remove from cookie sheet and place on wire rack to finish cooling

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