Sunday, February 6, 2011

Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie--Superbowl Sunday

I made this cookie on a 16 in pizza pan, using my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, and Don helped to cut it into a football shape. I am taking this to a Superbowl party tonight. Go Packers! I used a mock "better creme" frosting to decorate with(see recipe at the end of the post)

Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookies

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour ***I use about 1/4 cup more
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Heat oven to 375°F.

Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. ******I placed this on a 16 in pizza pan and baked for 15 minutes. I then cut out a football shape and decorated it.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. About 5 dozen cookies.

PAN RECIPE: Spread batter in greased 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake at 375°F. 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely; cut into bars. About 4 dozen bars.

Better Creme Frosting

1 small package pudding--vanilla if you want white frosting to tint, or chocolate
1 package Dream Whip(I buy mine in bulk from an Amish store--use 1/2 cup)
1 1/2 cup milk

Beat until soft peaks form---5-8 minutes. Make sure it is stiff enough to use in piping bags.

2 comments:

  1. Amazingly yummy and really looks delicious! I'm definitely craving for a plate of that right now. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. This is definitely a must do recipe this weekend since I got my Basset Certification.

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