Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

My mom says they remind her of chickens....

Minimize! ANYTHING miniature is precious. Take chihuahuas for instance. Chihuahuas are adorable…with their monster eyes and cute little shakiness. Oh man…haw haw, little rats.

I also have a Mini Cooper with a Minnie Mouse antenna ball and an “Actual Size” window sticker. Does this make my love for all things mini a problem? NOPE

ANYWAY, so I made cookies (with mini chips). I wanted to make a lot out of one batch, so I used one of my smaller dishers. I forget the number (I’m so bad) in specifics. But I used the Cakey Chocolate Chip cookies from the Martha Stewart Cookie Book. Luckily, its on her website too. Here.

Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies – Makes about 3 dozen (made 6 dozen since I made them MINI :])
Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
14 tablespoons (1 3/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cups (about 12 ounces) semisweet and/or milk chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking soda; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter with both sugars; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low; add the salt, vanilla, and eggs. Beat until well mixed, about 1 minute. Add flour mixture; mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Drop heaping tablespoon-size balls of dough about 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
Bake until cookies are golden around the edges and set in the center, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

As always, my Flickr link!

Happy Baking!


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