Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Chock-full of Chips..

It's been weeks since my last post. I really missed my blog. The past weeks has been fun. We went to Laguna (the entire clan) in celebration of my grandfather's birthday and my incredible Aunt's visit here from Japan. We rented this huge house for a couple of days and we had a crazy yet extremely great time. We played a lot of games just like the good old days, not having to worry about anything but have fun. It's good to be silly every once in a while. You feel younger. :D

After playfulness comes sickness. I've been sick for 3 days now. Still not getting any better. I felt the sudden urge to bake this morning. I really miss my oven. I'm missing a lot of things lately. I immediately grabbed my book 'The Ultimate Cookie Cookbook' by Better Homes and Gardens and browsed for another cookie recipe for my daughter Kursten. As much as I want to exert more effort in baking today, I still feel awful so I went for the simple Chock-full of Chips.






The moment I saw 3 types of chocolate in the recipe, I instantly knew it was it and Kursten will surely love it. Semisweet chocolate chips, candy-coated milk chocolate pieces and white chocolate chips? What more could you possibly ask for. It's like dying and going to heaven.

What I really love about this cookie is that it has a healthy twist in its own little way, considering wheat flakes and oats are best known for its fiber content. Burst of chocolatey goodness that will mindblowingly satisfy even the sweetest tooth. You get the amazing combination of crisp wheat flakes that complements the soft and chewy consistency of the cookie itself and gooey melted chocolate at first bite.


She just can't get enough..

The Cookie Jar of Awesomeness..

I'm glad to be in the great position of sharing the recipe. Have fun baking! :D


Chock-Full of Chip
Yields 48 cookies

2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup quick cooking oats
1 cup wheat flakes
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup miniature candy coated milk chocolate pieces
1/2 cup white chocolate chips


Instructions:
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together flour, oats, cereal, baking powder. baking soda and salt. set aside.
  • In a very large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  • Add granulated sugar and brown sugar.
  • Beat until combined, scraping sides of the bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • Beat in as much of the flour mixture as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour mixture.
  • Stir in the semisweet chocolate chips. candy-coated milk chocolate pieces and white chocolate chips. 
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. 
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutesor until golden brown.
  • Let stand for 1 minute on the cookie sheet.
  • Transfer to a wire rack; cool.

4 comments:

Suhaina said...

so cute.....

Belinda @zomppa said...

She knows where the good stuff is! Sorry you're sick, but glad you had a great time with the family!

meltingbutter.com said...

She is adorable! great post :)

KC Monteras said...

Thank you all for checking out my post. Have a great day.. :D

 
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