Robin's Chocolate Chip Cookies


Traditional chocolate chip cookies make everybody happy.

Time: 25 mins.

1 cup plus 2 Tbs. sifted flour

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 cup butter (not margarine or shortening)

6 Tbs. white sugar

6 Tbs. brown sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 tsp. water

1 egg

6-oz. chocolate chips

1/2 cup walnuts (optional)

Shortening for greasing cookie sheets

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Sift together flour and baking soda; set aside.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white and brown sugars, vanilla and water.

Add the egg and mix well.

Add flour mixture and mix well.

Stir in chocolate chips (and walnuts, if using).

Drop dough by half-teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10-12 minutes

Cool on cookie sheets for a few minutes before removing cookies to racks to cool.