There is no doubt that chocolate chip cookies are amongst the most popular cookies around the world. Both children and adults alike love to munch on this delicious snack. Many people are under the wrong impression that baking something so delicious must be difficult. Here are 7 easy steps to make chocolate chip cookies.
1. Combine Dry Ingredients
The first thing to do is to combine all the dry ingredients together. So, take a medium bowl and mix flour, baking soda and salt gently and set it aside.
2. Combine Wet Ingredients
Now take a large bowl to combine all the wet ingredients. Beat together butter, white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Make sure that they are completely mixed together and then add the eggs and mix again until all ingredients are perfectly blended.
3. Making Cookie Dough
Now take the dry ingredients from the medium bowl and mix them with the wet ingredients of the wet ingredients in the big bowl. Keep adding the dry ingredients slowly, mixing the combination all the time. Eventually, all the ingredients should be perfectly mixed. With these easy steps to make chocolate chip cookies so far, you should have fairly thick cookie dough.
4. Adding Chocolate Chips
This is the one of the more easy steps to make chocolate chip cookies. Just take chocolate chips and add it to the mixture. Do not add too many and make sure they are evenly blended. At this point, you may also want to add chopped nuts like almonds or walnuts to add a little more bite to the cookies.
5. Preparing Cookies from Dough
Take a medium sized scoop of the dough on a spoon and drop it on a cookie sheet. Flatten it a bit. Make sure that you leave at least an inch of space between two cookies. This is because the cookies will spread a bit when cooked and if they are too close together, they will not bake properly and merge into each other.
6. Placing It in the Oven
Pre-heat the oven 350 degrees F. Put the cookies in the oven and bake for about 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are done. If they still feel a little doughy, bake for an additional 2 minutes.
7. Final Step
Remove the pan from the oven. Let the cookies sit in the pan for about 5 minutes. Then, take a spatula and slowly lift the cookies off the cookie sheet. Let it cool for an additional 5 minutes and your cookies are ready to be eaten and enjoyed.
As you can see, it is extremely easy to make chocolate chip cookies. Just follow these 7 easy steps to make chocolate chip cookies and you will see how easily you have accomplished your task. Now, go on and serve the cookies to your family and friends and see how you become their instant favorite! Just make sure to leave enough cookies for yourself.
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