GiG Spotlight #4: Come Bake With Me

My love of cooking is directly linked to my tasteful experiences. Much of the learning came from just watching, exploring and experimenting. It’s the creative process, a series of experiences that lead me to the great “aha!” moments of life. I love that you can start with some ingredients , and the finished product is something beautiful. OK, our recipe for today is…

Chocolate  Chip Cookies

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1 lb. butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
 2 tsp. baking soda
6 cups flour
1 10-oz bag Ghiradelli 60% Cacao
Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
1 10-oz. bag Ghiradelli Semi- Sweet Chocolate Chips
2 cups walnuts or pecans, optional

*Cream butter and sugars together until smooth. Beat in eggs. Add extracts, soda and salt until combined.

*Add flour one cup at time. Dough should be soft, but not sticky. Stir the chips and nuts in by hand. Drop onto cookie sheet using a 3-oz. scoop, pressing down slightly with your hand.

*Bake at 350 F 10-12 minutes, making sure not to over-cook.

”As a woman, you spend so much time either cooking or getting ready to go somewhere. I like to have music when I’m doing either of these things.”


Host:  Angela of The Charmed Cupcake

Co-Host:  Jessica of Jessiker Bakes

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