Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

There is nothing like classic chocolate chip cookies, especially when you can customize this recipe with your favorite nibblets. You can switch out chocolate chip cookies for raisins, candied pineapple, Reeses Pieces, Rolos, Bits of caramel or melty candy, anything! What is your favorite thing to have in cookies?

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Classic Cookie Dough
Makes 4 1/2 dozen cookies
2 1/4 cups plain flour
3 teaspoons baking powder (or 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda and 2 teaspoons cream of tartar)
1 cup raw ‘brown’ sugar
1 cup powdered/caster sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract/essence
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups butter

Baking Work Space 3:3

1. Mix all ingredients.

2. Stir in 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) chocolate chips or meltable candy.

Mixing the Chocolate Chips In

3. Spoon dollops of the dough onto a greased cookie sheet. If you only have one or two cookie sheets but will be making big batches, consider using aluminum foil to line the baking sheet for quick turnaround.

4. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 190°C or 375°F. Let cool slightly before serving with a tall cool glass of milk.

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