Wednesday, January 25, 2012
White Chocolate Chip Cookies
This is my husband's favorite cookie. His face lights up like a Christmas tree whenever I make them. And although I am a die-hard dark chocolate woman (none of that fake stuff for me) I love these cookies too.
1/2 C butter or margarine, softened
1/2 C shortening (the butter flavored shortening tastes sooooo much better but regular will do)
3/4 C granulated sugar
1/2 C packed brown sugar
1 3/4 C all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 12 oz bag of white chocolate chips
Cream butter and shortening together then add sugars and egg, beat well. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl then stir into butter and sugar mixture. Stir in vanilla and then white chocolate chips. (The recipe says to chill the dough for an hour, but I never did) Spoon dough onto cookie sheets and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.
The cookies are done to perfection when they are gold around the edges and puffy in the middle. Don't worry if they seem goopy when you take them out, they will harden into a nice, crumbly cookie as they cool.