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Cookie Exchange

So I went to my first ever cookie exchange — where everyone bakes a few dozen cookies, puts them in a row, and then you each go around taking two of each kind until they’re all gone. Then you get to go home with a selection of everyone’s top treats rather than just the one thing you know how to make really well. It’s a great way to socialize with your neighbors…and of course, overdose on baked goods at the same time.

This party was so much fun that I can hardly wait to do it again next year. And if I do say so myself…my recipe totally killed. So much so that I decided to share it here with all my loyal readers (and a special thanks to those of you who aren’t a blood relation). Also a big shout out to Josie who gave me the recipe in the first place. It’s totally foolproof and the end result looks like it came from a bakery. So you know it’s gotta be an awesome recipe since Jack has already informed everyone who will listen that “Mom’s not much of a cooker.” Be sure to use the brown sugar — it’s pretty great. I did dark brown, but light brown would be fine.

Hope you all enjoy it as much as we have!

Domino Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 12 oz bittersweet or dark chocolate
  • 3/4 c butter (cut into chunks)
  • 1 1/2 c sugar (or 1 cup sugar & 1/2 cup brown sugar —> makes chewier, softer cookies)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 8-10 oz white chocolate

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

- Melt bittersweet chocolate & butter on low heat (or use double boiler)
- Remove from heat and wisk in sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
- In separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt
- Add slowly to chocolate mixture and stir until blended.
- Stir in white chocolate chips.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour
- Shape into 2 inch balls and place on cookie sheet (light metal sheet works best)
- Bake 12-15 minutes

Let me know how it goes!
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  1. Tamara says

    Both, both at the same time (socializing and eating)! And, thanks for the recipe!



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