Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp hot water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Equipment

  • measuring cups and spoons
  • large mixing bowl
  • electric mixer or wooden spoon
  • scoop or spoon
  • cookie sheet
  • cooling rack

Prep time:

20

Yields:

15

Cook time:

3 dozen

Recipe submitted by:

Tina

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  4. Dissolve baking sodia in hot water. Add to the batter along with salt.
  5. Stir in the flour, chocolate chips, and walnuts.
  6. Drop on ungreased cookie sheet in large spoonfuls.
  7. Bake until edges are lightly browned, about 12-15 minutes.
  8. These cookies are so good....

NOTES:

Swap out the chopped walnuts for your favourite nut of choice - try slivered almonds or pecans! Or omit the nuts entirely and enjoy this classic chocolate chip cookie.