Today is a day for celebrating the chocolate chip! There are endless ways you can enjoy the tasty little morsel – in cookies, muffins, breads, ice cream. My personal favorites are chocolate chip banana bread and pancakes.
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Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies
A great combination of chocolate chips, oatmeal, and peanut butter.
What You’ll Need:
- 1/2 c butter
- 1/2 c white sugar
- 1/3 c brown sugar
- 1/2 c peanut butter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 egg
- 1 c all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 c rolled oats and 1 c chocolate chips
How To Make:
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2.In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the peanut butter, vanilla and egg until well blended. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter just until moistened. Mix in the oats and chocolate chips until evenly distributed. Drop by tablespoonfuls on to lightly greased cookie sheets.
3.Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges start to brown. Cool on cookie sheets for about 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.