Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies with Maddie

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Madison Rackett, Spring Editor

Ingredients :

      • 1 cup butter, softened
      • 1 cup white sugar
      • 1 cup packed brown sugar
      • 2 eggs
      • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
      • 1 teaspoon baking soda
      • 2 teaspoons hot water
      • 1/2 teaspoon salt
      • 3 cups all-purpose flour
      • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions :

    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    • Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
    • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
    • Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour and  chocolate chips.
    • Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.
    • Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.