Traditional treats

Feb. 7, 2006, midnight | By Lois Bangiolo | 15 years, 10 months ago

Good old chocolate chip cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are good for any occasion. Be it a birthday, potluck, class party or a combination of all three, chocolate chip cookies are always a favorite. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, these cookies are the ideal sweet.

Makes two dozen cookies

Photo: Hot and gooey, fresh out of the oven. This is the epitome of cookie. photo courtesy of

- Power mixer
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Cookie sheet (plus grease/cooking spray)

- 1 1/4 cups sifted flour
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/3 dark brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 7 oz (1 1/6 cup) chocolate chips
- 1 tbs. milk
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)


1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F

2. Beat the flour, salt, sugar, eggs and vanilla at medium speed for two

3. Add the chocolate chips, nuts and milk and beat at low speed for about
one minute.

4. Drop tablespoonfuls of dough onto a greased cookie sheet

5. Bake at 350 °F 12 minutes or until golden brown

Lois Bangiolo. Lois Bangiolo was born on March 14, pi day, an auspicious date as she is now in the math-science magnet. In addition to writing for Silver Chips Online she runs track and is secretary of the MBHS Key Club. More »

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