Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been sequestered in my apartment for the past week, mostly catching up on projects at home and episodes of Man v. Food (the only episodes I have not seen now are the clip-based episodes, as they are not included with the DVDs). And of course, it’s about time I caught up with this blog.

This blog started with a cookie recipe… might as well restart it with one.

Most who know me know quite well that I’m an unrepentant chocoholic. I’m also a fan of toffee. When combined, they make a very happy hapa. The next two posts are going to feature desserts that combine the two.

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Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

from How To: Simplify

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar (Hapa note: The cookie will be equally yummy with light. Use what you have).
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Heath Bar bits

Directions and (almost) step-by-step shots under the jump (Shots spliced from two different baking sessions).

Directions:

1)  Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper (I now have Silpats serving that purpose).
2) Place sugar, dark brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla in a bowl and whisk together until smooth.
3) Add baking soda, salt and flour to the sugar mixture and whisk together until smooth.

Cookie Dough (Without the Toffee and Chocolate Chips)

4) Fold in chocolate chips and Heath Bar bits.

Folding In The Chips...

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough #1

5) Drop rounded tablespoonfuls (or use an ice cream scooper) onto baking sheet approximately 2 inches apart.

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Since my ice cream scoop is a large one, a tablespoon serves as my dropping tool. As you can see below, these guys get plenty of breathing room. Into the oven they go…

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6) Bake for 10-12 minutes, remove from the oven and allow to cool on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

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And here’s the finished product. Simply delicious…

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About A. Random Hapa

Thirty-something. INFP. Librarian. Brain Tumor Survivor. Hobbyist Singer. Amateur Photographer. Foodie. Craft Beer Fan. Unrepentant geek.

Posted on June 24, 2012, in desserts, recipes, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Those cookies look great, nay, perfect! Yummy. I’ve never tried making a toffee flavoured cookie – what a good idea,

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