Lisa's Soft Cookies

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Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

My neighbor, Lisa, in 1984 made these for me as a housewarming gift, and I've been making them ever since. Fail-proof, always soft and wonderful, these are the most-requested cookie I get from friends and family. Easy and fun for kids to make too, you can put Easter or Christmas M&M candies in them instead of the chocolate chips. Thanks, Lisa!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 3 dozen, depending on the size
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 small
    pkg dry instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 12 oz
    semisweet chocolate chips or m&m candies

How to Make Lisa's Soft Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In an electric mixer bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes, on medium high speed.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs; beat until combined on medium speed in mixing bowl.
  4. Add baking soda and pudding mix; beat on low until combined. Add flour, 1/4 cup at a time, beating on slow speed, until all is added, scraping sides with a rubber spatula.
  5. Mix in Chocolate chips by hand. Spoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet, parchment paper or silpat mat for 10-12 minutes, just until set but not too brown.
  6. After 2-3 minutes, remove cookies from cookie sheet to cooling rack to cool slightly. Best Warm!

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About Lisa's Soft Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #holiday, #Cookies




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