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Mom’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe

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Baking cookies with your kids is probably the most fun you can have in the  kitchen besides eating them. This week for #kidsinthekitchen we made MY favorite chocolate chip cookies. The recipe is simple, but you’ll notice  a little twist in them. I’m not sure it that’s what makes them  my favorite but I’ll keep making them this way.Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Mom’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1 cup softened butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts of choice

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cream butter and sugars together until smooth and fluffy.Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Beat in eggs one at a time till combined then add vanilla.

In a small cup dissolve baking soda in 2 tsps of HOT water.

Add baking soda mixture and salt to batter, mix lightly.

Beat in Flour, chocolate chips and nuts till combined.Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Drop rounded spoonfuls on ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 9-12 minutes till edges are just crisp. This should leave you with a soft gooey center and lightly crisp bottom.Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Set aside to cool for 5 minutes and enjoy.Mom's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies #kidsinthekitchen #recipe #cookies

Cookie recipes like these are so easy for kids to help with. Ingredients are easy to measure or require little assistance depending on the child’s age. Give your child a spoon and let them scoop up dough to bake. Keep it fun.
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About Melinda

Melinda is half of the mom & dad blogging team from LookWhatMomFound...and Dad too! Over 4 years ago Melinda left the corporate world to focus on raising her children while being a SAHM. With 17 years of parenting practice to 3 kids life has provided her many experiences that are used to educate the family on morals, ethics and the difference between right and wrong. While academics are very important, a full education goes beyond books and grades. Melinda strives to raise children with good hearts, strong principles and a foundation built on love and respect for others.
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Comments

  1. thanks for another party Melinda! i’ll have to try out those cookies :)

  2. Thanks for a great recipe! I get so many ideas from your site. The only difference is that I do cooking with grandkids. Since its been awhile since I’ve worked with my own daughters I really appreciate the step by step pictures and cautions so I know what to expect.

  3. Thanks for hosting. Those cookies look delicious. My kiddo always likes to help make cookies.

  4. Thanks for hosting! My ds10 loves to make chocolate chip cookies. Every so often, he’ll offer to make them gluten-free for me, too.

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