DAY 8: Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
You can never go wrong adding a thick, chewy delicious chocolate chip cookie to your Christmas plate. Cornstarch and an extra egg yolk make these soft and chewy.
Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar
1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups flour
2 Tbs cornstarch
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 cup chocolate chips (more if you like lots of chips)
1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 375°F.
In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, egg yolk and vanilla.
In a medium bowl, mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Beat into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
Drop by tablespoonsful onto baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.