Chocolate Chip Cookies

Contributors Name: Marla Berrios
Contributors Comments: A great recipe for the most popular cookie!
Ingredients: -1/4 cup butter, softened -1/4 cup white sugar -1/4 cup packed brown sugar -1/2 eggs -1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract -3/4 cup all-purpose flour -1/4 teaspoon baking soda -1/2 teaspoon hot water -1/8 teaspoon salt -1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips -1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional) substitute for peanut butter chips
Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2. Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg(s) one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts. Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans. 3. Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.
Cooking Time: Oven Temperature: Serves:
10 – 15 minutes (or until golden brown) 350 degrees F Makes about 2 dozens