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Secret Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Secret Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookies, by , is from Kathryn & Robert Elder Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Teresa English
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


1/2 c rolled oats, regular or quick
2 1/4 c all-purpose flour
1 1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t cinnamon
1 c butter, softened
3/4 c firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 c sugar
2 t vanilla extract
1 t lemon juice
2 eggs
3 c semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 c chopped walnuts (pecans are good too)

Preheat oven to 350. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper. Place rolled oats in blender or food processor and process until finely ground. Combine ground oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
In another bowl, cream butter, sugars, vanilla and lemon juice together using an electric mixer. Add eggs and beat until fluffy.
Stir the flour mixture into egg mixtrue, blending well. Add the chocolate chips and nuts to the dough and mix well. Using 1/4 cup of dough for each cookie, scoop round balls with an ice cream scoop and place 2 1/2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
Bake until cookies are lightly browned, 16-18 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in a sealed container to keep them soft and chewy.

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2 doz big cookies




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