When life is a little more than I can handle… or I’m feeling “whelmed” (you know, neither under now or just… meh.)
Or as in this case, my co-worker does me a huge favor, so, as a thank you, I asked him what kind of cookies he wanted. His response, “Chocolate chip!”
I am MORE than happy to oblige.
I turn to my favorite, and most used, chocolate chip cookie recipe in the Rothsay Minnesota Cookbook. This book is a life essential for me… seriously HOW do you survive without one!? GO! Add it to your eBay search.
Your life will be better, happier, and when you are out marching, protesting, or scanning social media to see which of your friends need some cookies after hanging out at the airport late at night, or maybe they just need a reminder that TODAY has more than a few reasons to smile… not the LEAST of which is THIS cookie recipe… THEN… YOU TOO can go to THIS RECIPE!!!
God bless you, Mrs. Harley Nord! You have made my life better.
*Note: My recipe change for you inter web viewers
- 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup coconut oil instead of shortening
- “No nuts” is ALWAYS an option… use more flour and chocolate chips or replace with another grain for flavor and texture.
- Weather & elevation pending… you will need another 1/2 – 1 cup flour! (That is the science behind great baking.) My house is around 250 feet above see level and in the rainy Seattle winter I need around 3/4 to get the right consistency.
While the first batch is in the oven be sure to put the coffee on! Enjoy!