Friday, November 25, 2011

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes about 3 dozen.

Just when you think you have your go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe, you find another one that's wonderfully delicious and gets rave reviews.  Enjoy some cookies, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.
Slightly adapted from: Betcha Can't Eat Just One blog

4 oz cream cheese, softened
3/4 c, unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 t. vanilla extract
1 egg
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
2 c. plus 3 T. all purpose flour
2 c. semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Cream together butter, cream cheese and sugars until light and fluffy.  Beat in vanilla and egg.

Sift together dry ingredients and then add them to the butter mixture.  Beat until just combined.  Stir in chocolate chips.

Place a large scoop (about 2 tbsp) on the prepared cookie sheet.  Bake 12-14 minutes or until edges are a light golden brown.

Cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheets before moving to wire racks to cool completely.

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