Sometimes simple is best. No frills. No extra additions. Just the classics. You really shouldn’t mess with the classics. Unless you are trying to make it a tad healthier. Because why eat one cookie when you really want two?
The Classic (Healthier) Chocolate Chip Cookie
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
4 tbsp butter, melted
2 egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cookies sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg whites, butter, and vanilla; stir in the brown sugar until smooth. Gradually add in the flour mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop dough by the tablespoon onto cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake one cookie sheet at a time for 10-12 minutes.
Yields 24 cookies or 1 husband.
Do you have a favorite cookie?