The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies {EVER}

I did it! I created the BEST chocolate chip cookie recipe in the Entire Universe – and that’s a big space.

Want confirmation? Just ask this guy.

Now, here’s the thing that is so exciting to me:

It’s my first very own recipe. My very first very own recipe.

That’s right. I took the little I know about baking, put it into the mixer, and out of the oven came these beauties.

What makes them better than other cookies in the universe:

1) They’re chewy. Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies – can you really argue with that?

2) They’re chocolatey, but not too chocolatey.

3) Now here’s the secret – I don’t add the salt until the very end – even after the chocolate chips. This gives the cookies these little sparkles of saline – total surprise. You get that salty sweetness that is neither overwhelming or underplayed. Try it, try it, you will see! You will like them, Sam-I-Am.

Andrea’s Mo’Yum Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pre-heat oven to 375°

3/4 C sugar
3/4 C packed brown sugar
1/2 C butter
1/2 C shortening
1 egg
2 1/4 C flour
1 t vanilla
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 bag (2 C) chocolate chips

In a large bowl mix sugars, butter, shortening, egg & vanilla. Add flour & baking soda. Stir in chocolate chips. Add salt at the very end. Roll onto ungreased cookie sheet, flatten each cookie slightly with the palm of your hand. Bake 8-10 minutes @ 375°

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