Recipe of the week: Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Photo via under the Creative Commons Licenses

Brianna Lujan, Author

Christmas is on it’s way, what’s your favorite recipe to make on this day? Who wouldn’t like to enjoy some cookies on a Christmas night? Here’s a recipe you can use to make your own! 


  • 2 ½ cups of Flour (Any type)
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Butter (Softened)
  • ¾ cups Granulated sugar 
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1-2 cups Chocolate chips
  • Nuts, if wanted


1.Heat oven to 350 Fahrenheit. In a medium bowl mix your flour, baking soda and salt. Set that aside. 

2. In a large bowl, add your softened butter and sugar, mix that together with an electric mixer or a spoon of choice.

3. Beat in egg and vanilla until it’s smooth. With your electric mixer or a spoon, stir in the flour mixture. (your dough will be a bit stiff) Stir in the chocolate chips and if wanted, chopped nuts. 

4. On your cookie sheet, add little balls of dough about 2-3 inches apart from each other. Bake for about 8-10 minutes until golden or light brown. When their out of the oven let them cool for 2 minutes and enjoy with some hot chocolate!