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Monday, August 31, 2015

Chocolate Chip Cookies from My Childhood

With school around the corner, I've been thinking about how I will try and organize school lunches and other meals. I've been pinning ideas of meals and snacks that can be made ahead and frozen for future use.  I haven't done much with freezer meals in the past, but I think it would help a lot if I could get ahead on some of these things!

The first thing I decided to make was chocolate chip cookies. This is the one recipe I remember helping with most when I was a child and we always used the same recipe from my mom's cookbook. Over the years, my sister Amber got really into making them and made some adjustments to the recipe to perfect it to our liking.

So today, I give you: Chocolate Chip Cookies from my Childhood! :)



A Favourite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe by www.RaisingMemories.com

We usually double the recipe, so the recipe I'm sharing with you will make approximately 5 dozen cookies (perfect for freezing!)  I made these today and we kept one dozen out and I froze 4 dozen.

Here's what you'll need:



How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies by www.RaisingMemories.com

Ingredients:

1 cup Gay Lea Spreadables Butter (I used one full package for this recipe)
1 cup White Sugar
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
2 tsp. Vanilla
2 & 1/2 cups Flour
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 and 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips


Instructions:

1. Cream butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla.  You can use Gay Lea Spreadables butter straight out of the fridge (so convenient when you want to bake on a whim!), but if you're using regular butter, it needs to be room temperature. You could also use margarine, but you lose a bit of the buttery taste. ;)

Awesome Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe by www.RaisingMemories.com

2. Mix together dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking soda) and add to your creamed mixture from step 1.

Step By Step Cookie Baking Tutorial by www.RaisingMemories.com

3. Blend well, then add chocolate chips.

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies by www.RaisingMemories.com

4. Place dough on greased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart.  Bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes.  Cool on cooling rack immediately.

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe and Tutorial by www.RaisingMemories.com

This recipe makes 5 dozen cookies.  You can fit one dozen in a quart size freezer bag- perfect for freezing for school lunches or after school snacks on days when you don't have time to bake!

Freeze Chocolate Chip Cookies for School Lunch or After School Treats. Recipe and Tutorial

I couldn't decide whether to make a Pinterest-friendly photo for you that focussed on freezing cookies or just on the recipe as it is, so here's the "Freeze-focussed" photo for you and if you want the "Recipe-focussed" photo, that's at the top of this post. ;)



Freeze Chocolate Chip Cookies for After School Snacks and Lunch Treats


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14 comments:

  1. Only one suitable comment - YUM! :)

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  2. I haven't made a huge batch for freezing in a long time but it's on my to-do list now! Those pictures are making my mouth water!

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  3. What perfect looking chocolate chip cookies! I can't wait to try the recipe.

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  4. Yummmm! I love making chocolate chip cookies. :) I should do that with my girls here... we haven't done any baking for a while. :) Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Is there anything better than a nice simple chocolate chip cookie?? nope, i think not.
    and your cookies look seriously PERFECT, even the shape! ..how did you do that?!

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  6. So good right? I have a favourite choco chip recipe too!

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  7. Chocolate chip cookies are the best but even more so when it's related to your childhood memories. They'd never make it to the freeze at my place though.

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  8. chocolate chip cookies tasty and yum-yum yummy ,

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  9. I love chocolate chip cookies. I never thought of freezing them for later. Let's be honest, in this house they would never make it to the freezer! Looks delicious!!

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  10. I just came back from the gym but these look so delicious :)

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  11. Thats cool i never thought of freezing them,i make them weeky...maybe i will try making 4 batches at a time and freezing them...woohoo time saver thanks

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  12. I love chocolate chip cookies! Do you have any in your freezer you could spare? lol

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~Heather Lynne

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