Serious Cajun Chocolate Chip Cookies

Barbara Hahn

By
@barbray

Making a roux to add to the cookie mixture makes these chocolate chip cookies a very moist cookie. It is a favorite of my two sons.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
2-1/2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
solid vegetable shortening
1/4 c
butter
2-1/4 c
flour, divided
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
18 oz
semisweet chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

2In heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt shortening and butter. Add 3/4 cup flour and stir until well blended. Cook and stir until mixture is a medium dark roux. Remove from heat and pour in bowl. Cool in refrigerator.

3In medium bowl, stir together remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In large mixing bowl, beat sugars and roux mixture until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat at low speed until well combined. Add remaining flour mixture beating at low speed just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.

4Drop dough 1 heaping tablespoon one at a time on to prepared baking sheet. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet for 1 minute. Cool completely on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #chip, #cajun