Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever at High Altitude
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IF you live at high altitude, this is an amazing recipe for chocolate chip cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Chocolate Chip Cookies at High Altitude
Serves: 2 dozen
  • 1 Cup Butter—can be at room temperature
  • ¾ Cup white granulated sugar
  • ¾ Cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 tsp water (see note below)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt (this is more than most recipes call for, but it tastes right)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda (I played around with the soda and this is the perfect amount)
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour (use the brand, Wheat Montana (Walmart)—it’s organic)
  • 2 cups Chocolate Chips
  • Optional: 1 cup walnuts
  1. Mix together the white and brown sugars
  2. Add the butter and beat until incorporated
  3. Blend in the eggs and vanilla.
  4. Mix together the flour, salt, and baking soda
  5. Add to the butter/sugar mixture
  6. Mix well but do not overbeat
  7. Add the chocolate chips and nuts (nuts are optional)
  8. Form into balls about the size of a large walnut
  9. Place on an un-greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees for 9-10 minutes.
Recipe by Good Parenting Brighter Children at