canada's 2nd best chocolate chip cookies

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By P Gerrits
from Somewhere, ON

While watching the news one night, it featured a story of a woman who had just won 2nd place in a national contest with this recipe. I gave it this name to distinguish it from all other recipes I had. It is by far, the best recipe I have ever tried. The milk chocolate gives the best flavour. The low baking temperature is what makes them chewy. This can be done with most cookie recipes. I have added alterations I use for making raisin spice, (my husband's favourite) or triple chocolate. I make 1 1/2 times this recipe for my stand mixer.

serves makes 3 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For canada's 2nd best chocolate chip cookies

  • 1 cup
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup
    sugar
  • 1 cup
    butter or good quality margarine ( i use i can't believe it's not butter)
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 cups
    milk chocolate chips
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How To Make canada's 2nd best chocolate chip cookies

  • 1
    Beat butter or margarine and sugars together. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • 2
    Add baking soda, salt and half of the flour. Mix well. Add the rest of the flour and continue to mix until well combined. Mix in chocolate chips.
  • 3
    Drop by teaspoon onto parchment covered cookie sheets, leaving room for them to flatten and spread. Bake at 325F for 9 to 11 minutes.
  • 4
    Raisins or dried cherries may be substituted for chocolate chips. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1/2 tsp ginger and 1/2 tsp allspice to make a spice cookie.
  • 5
    For triple chocolate cookies, replace 1/2 cup of flour with cocoa. Add 1/2 of chocolate chips plus 1 cup of white chocolate chips.
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