Written By Savvy Auntie Staff Writers
What child doesn’t love cookies? Next visit, bake cookies with the kids. If you’re not much of a baker yourself, you can purchase ready-to-bake cookie rolls, or bring along a bag of chocolate chips with the recipe on the bag. If you are a baker, well now’s a great time to teach the kids how to make cookies from scratch. When cookie cutters are part of the process, let the kids pick their favorite shape and decorate the cookies themselves with jimmies, sprinkles, icing and little baking chips. What’s the only thing better than baking cookies with your nieces and nephews? Eating them!
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And in the meantime, here is a popular chocolate chip cookie recipe from Nestle Toll House.
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter
¾ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 cup Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
Preheat oven to 375° F. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl till creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.