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This recipe calls for you to make these ahead of time to allow the dough to harden. This makes it so much easier to ball them out for perfectly shaped cookie.

12 Days of Christmas {Treats}::A Camera & A CookbookLysha @ a Camera & a Cookbook shares 12 delightful Christmas treat recipes for this holiday season.  Today she is sharing Chocolate Chip Cookies - A must try recipe!Servings: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes + 12+ hours chill time
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 3/4 butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 tbs. vanilla extract
12 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips
Sea salt for sprinkling

Directions:
1. Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
2. In a different bowl, cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla.
3. Slowly pour in dry ingredients and continue to mix until all dry ingredients are incorporated.
4. Pour in chocolate chips and stir until they are evenly mixed.
5. Press a piece of wax paper down over the dough. Then, press down a piece of plastic wrap making sure to remove air while doing so. Refrigerate overnight and up to 72 hours.
6. When you are ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350°. Put a piece of wax paper on your cookie sheet. Make ping pong size balls of dough, set them 1 1/2 inches a part and then squish them down with the palm of your hand.
7. Cook for 15 minutes and then allow them to cool on a rack.

~Adapted from The Kitchn Cookbook: Recipes, Kitchens & Tips to Inspire Your Cooking

 
Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1¾ butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbs. vanilla extract
  • 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Sea salt for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
  2. In a different bowl, cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Slowly pour in dry ingredients and continue to mix until all dry ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Pour in chocolate chips and stir until they are evenly mixed.
  5. Press a piece of wax paper down over the dough. Then, press down a piece of plastic wrap making sure to remove air while doing so. Refrigerate overnight and up to 72 hours.
  6. When you are ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350°. Put a piece of wax paper on your cookie sheet. Make ping pong size balls of dough, set them 1½ inches a part and then squish them down with the palm of your hand.
  7. Cook for 15 minutes and then allow them to cool on a rack.

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