Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie

Jenni K


There's a few ingredients in this cookie that you don't normally find in your average chocolate chip cookie recipes. This recipe was slightly adapted from a recipe.
**note** the dough gets refrigerated overnight, so plan ahead! Happy baking!


★★★★★ 3 votes

28 Large Cookies
12 Hr
15 Min


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3 c
1/2 c
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter, softened
1 1/3 c
1 c
brown sugar
3 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon juice
5 c
chocolate chips (semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or a mixture of both)

How to Make Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie


  • 1Mix dry ingredients (first 5 listed) together. Set aside.
  • 2In a separate bowl, cream together shortening, butter, and both sugars until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla and lemon juice and beat well.
  • 3Slowly add in dry ingredients, beating on low until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • 4Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • 5Using 1/4 C measuring cup, or an ice cream scoop, place cookies about 2 inches apart on lined baking sheets. Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until cookies begin to turn golden on the top and around the edges.
  • 6Cool on pan for 2 minutes before transfering to a wire rack to cool completely.

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About Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Chocolate-chip

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