Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Soooooft Chocolate Chip Cookies


When it comes to sweets chocolate chip cookies are at the top of my list.  The softer and gooier the better.  Last weekend the girls and I were baking cookies and I realized I did not have the devil's food cake mix needed for a recipe so I substituted yellow cake mix.  The result: my new favorite cookie.

Sooooft Chocolate Chip Cookies
 (adapted from Betty Crocker's Double-Chocolate Chip Cookies)

1 package yellow cake mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1 Cup semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat half of the dry cake mix, the butter, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl on medium speed until smooth (or mix with a spoon).  Stir in remaining cake mix and chocolate chips.  Drop teaspoon sized cookies on a ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes.  Let cool on a wire rack.  Makes between 3-4 dozen.

3 comments:

Emily said...

Going to have to try these. I usually make some that have vanilla pudding mix that makes them pretty soft. Love the soft cookies!! :)

sush said...

I just tried these - yummy! Just a question though - was there any water that was needed? When I put in the last half of the cake batter it was so dry that it resembled more like flour than dough, so I added water. As the dough sat out though it got super sticky! I so do not know what I'm doing :)

Lia said...

Sush - I made these twice and the second batch had a stickier dough and the were not as good. The first batch I made was drier, more like a play-doh but the baked reallly soft and moist. My advice would be to keep it dry and add a little flour if needed.

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