Man-sized, Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lynette Occhipinti

By
@LynetteO

Every time there is a bake-sale going on at work or my kids school, I am constantly being asked to bake these cookies.

For some reason they have almost a toffee flavor. Not sure why, but it is a yummy cookie.

I have also used this recipe to make 'Almond Joy' cookies, replacing the oatmeal with 2cups of coconut flakes and the pecans with toasted sliced almonds.


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Serves:

3 Dozen Cookies

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
unsalted butter, room temperature
2 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
4
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
cornflakes, crushed
2 c
quick cooking oats
4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
salt
2 c
toasted pecans, chopped
12 oz pkg
chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together unsalted butter and sugars, until light and fluffy. ***Tip*** If you don't have room temperature butter then I just use my microwave set at 10% power a minute per side of butter for a total of 4-6 minutes, just be careful not to end up with melted butter, which I have done a couple of times because I somehow missed changing the power.
2
Add eggs 1 at a time, I prefer putting eggs in hot tap water for 4-5 minutes so they mix better. Beat well after each addition. Beat in vanilla extract.
3
Stir in cornflakes and oats to this mixture
4
Sift together, flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt. I prefer to make sure they are all well mixed by adding 1 cup of flour to sifter, then 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, baking soda and baking powder, then alternate this for the other 3 cups of flour.
5
Gradually stir in the sifted ingredients to the creamed mixture.
6
Add toasted pecans and chocolate chips and distribute throughout dough. To toast pecans, spread a single layer on sheet tray and bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Be very careful not to burn them.
7
Place oven rack at the top of oven and preheat to 325 degrees.
8
Drop by standard sized ice cream scoop onto greased cookie sheet. These cookies are large so only 6 to a standard sized cookie sheet. My sheets are 19x15 so 8 will fit.
9
Bake at 325 degrees for 16-18 minutes, depending on your oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #cookie, #chip