Michelle Obama’s White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

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5 Dozen




  • Heat oven to 375°.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream butter, vegetable shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • On low speed, beat in flour mixture.
  • By hand, stir in white and milk chocolate chips, mint chips and walnuts.
  • Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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  1. Terrible cookies...made them twice to see if it was my error but the flavor was odd at best.
  2. I followed the instructions exactly and did not have any problems. I took them to a bake sale and three people asked me for the recipe. Yummy !


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