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    Secret Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Secret Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookies. Photo by FLKeysJen

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    Margie99's Note:

    These cookies are tall and hold their shape. I have tried bunches of recipes and after a little tweaking it is my favorite. The lemon juice helps to activate the baking soda, producing a softer, chewier cookie. The original recipe calls for putting the oats into a blender or food processor until finely ground. I have never done that as I think the oats add texture. The prep time is a guess as I have never really figured it out. These freeze great too.

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    Serves: 24


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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees. The original recipe suggests lining the baking sheets with parchment paper. I use my silicone liners. But they have also turned out great without using any lining at all. Combine oats, flour, baking soda,and salt in a mixing bowl.
    2. 2
      In a larger bowl cream butter, sugars, vanilla and lemon juice, using an electric mixer. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
    3. 3
      Stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture, blending well. Add the chips and nuts, mix well.
    4. 4
      Place dough by rounded tablespoons onto cookie sheet about 1-2 inches apart.
    5. 5
      Bake the cookies until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove from cookies sheets after a couple minutes. When completely cooled store in a sealed container to keep them soft and chewy. In fact i think they are even better the second day.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2011


      These are good looking...whiter in color like from a bakery, and quite delicious! The texture is definitely crisper than typical chocolate chip cookies - closer to a sugar cookie but not quite. I brought these to a meeting where I was told only to take beverages because snacks never get eaten, yet I left with an empty tray! Great recipe!

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    • on April 24, 2011


      This is an absolutely wonderful cookie recipe. I used a mixture of white and dark chocolate chips, and slivered almond for the nuts...the resulting cookies were beautfully soft and chewy, and more than a little addictive.
      They started disappearing at an alarming rate off the cooling racks ( and that was just me, before the kids got a whiff of them!!).
      Just delicious,....this is a real winner,thanks for sharing.

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    • on February 27, 2011


      Delicious cookies that are soft, chewy and substantial in size. I made these exactly as posted, except I realized I was out of semi-sweet chips, so I used half dark chocolate and half milk chocolate. I also used chopped hazelnuts and chopped walnuts, as that is what I had on hand. Surprisingly, these cookies are not too sweet. They make quite a few, too (I ended up with 46). Thanks for sharing this great treat!

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    Nutritional Facts for Secret Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (74 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 289.2
    Calories from Fat 131
    Total Fat 14.6 g
    Saturated Fat 8.7 g
    Cholesterol 35.8 mg
    Sodium 205.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 24.4 g
    Protein 3.3 g

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