Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Try a New Recipe Tuesday: Rainbow Chip Cookies

Rainbow Chip Cookies

I am happy to link up again today for Try a New Recipe Tuesday with Lisa at Home to 4 Kiddos, who hosts this fun blog hop!

 Who ISN'T looking for another fun, tasty gooey treat to brighten up a winter day for our hard working homeschooled  kids?? And of course, we, Moms, could use a little yumminess as well, right? Of course, we could.

My kids and I first  baked these  on a wintry afternoon right before Valentine's Day last year.  ( Hence the reddish, festive dish.) Since then, we've enjoyed  them many times.  The rainbow chips are a bright touch to ordinary chocolate chip cookies! (If there is such a thing as an ordinary chocolate chip cookie!)

I got this recipe out of an old battered cookbook eons ago and have tweaked it a bit, in addition to substituting rainbow chips for regular chocolate chips.

1 C butter, softened
1 C white sugar
2 eggs
1 C packed brown sugar
2 tspns vanilla
3 C all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 tspn hot water
1/2 tspn salt
2 C chips (You might like to try these) But you can stick with chocolate chips, of course
 1 C chopped walnuts

* Preheat oven to 350.

* Cream together butter, white sugar, brown sugar until smooth.
    Beat in the eggs one at a time. Then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add to batter   along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips and nuts.

*Drop by large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.  Bake for about 10 minutes or until edges are nicely browned.

Coming next Tuesday: My famous quiche!
 Okay, it's not really famous. Only here in our house. But still. I did create the recipe and it's so gosh darn easy. 

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  1. Look like a great recipe:) Welcome to the NOBH
    thanks for following and I am following back :) Looking forward to reading your blog more in blog land. Also following your pin board on Learning:)

    1. Thanks so much! Same here! I am so happy to be a part of NOBH and thank you again for hosting such a fun and beneficial hop.

  2. My kids LOVE these cookies! We made some at Christmas and they ate them all up. We'll have to try your recipe!


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