This chocolate cookie recipe is certainly super, and is the perfect addition to your culinary repertoire as we approach baking season. If you are looking for a fun and easy bake, you have found the right recipe.
Ingredients (makes 4 dozen):
8 oz cream cheese
½ cup butter or margarine softened
1 ½ cup sugar
12 oz chocolate or mini chips
2 ½ cup flour
1 ½ tsp baking soda
½ chopped nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat cream cheese with butter, egg, and sugar until light and fluffy.
Melt 1 cup of the chocolate chips and stir into batter. You can use a double boiler (a bowl on top of boiling water) or melt the chocolate chips in the microwave through 20 second intervals, stirring in between with a careful eye to avoid burned chocolate.
Stir in flour, baking soda, and nuts (if desired).
Mix in remaining unmelted chocolate chips.
Use a tablespoon to form the cookies on the cookie sheet.
Bake a dozen at a time for 10-12 minutes or until firm around the edges.
Remove cookies from oven.
Cool the cookies.
The results are beautiful and delicious. Have fun enjoying this treat by itself or with a tall glass of milk.