Sunday, February 6, 2011

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Saturday we celebrated my Dad's birthday. My Mom put me in charge of baking the cake. In addition, I also baked cookies for the kids. My nephews enjoyed eating them after playing all day in the snow!
Hope you are having a wonderful Sunday or Monday to my friends overseas!


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts( optional)
  1. preheat oven to 350F (175C)
  2. beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla 
  3. combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt and stir into butter mixture till well blended.
  4. bake 8-10 minutes
(makes about 2 1/2 dozen)


  1. Thanks for the recipe...and for the vision of someone enjoying the snow!!...By the way, I LOVE the new blog title and look! :-)

  2. Thank you Debbie, I considered starting a brand new blog but for now I changed the blog title. any ideas?
    I saw my nephews having so much fun that I had to join them!! Hope you enjoy the cookies!

  3. Yummy chocolate chip cookies!
    Funnily, since coming to Switzerland, I haven't baked a single cookie... There're too man nice sweets to select from, here :D

    I like the rustic picture on your new blog banner. Was that your former home in Croatia?

  4. Happy Birthday to your dad, sweetie and those cookies look delicious:) Im going to try that recipe for sure and I wish you a sunny Monday as well:) Hugs and kisses

  5. Happy birthday to your dad! These look so chocolaty! Don't have chocolate chips here, but some broken up chocolate can do!

  6. oh man! those cookies look dangerous! :) oh to be a kid again and be able to eat anything your heart desires...

  7. oh man, I'm trying to be good...but those look awesome!

  8. Juanita,I don't blame you. There are many sweets to choose from! The photo is from a town nearby, Trogir.How I wish both of my homes were only a stairway away like in the photo!

  9. Diana,thank you for the Birthday wishes! Hope you are having a warm day!

  10. Jelena thank you! You know I forgot to put walnuts,my Dad said something was missing,so I will have to try baking them again. LOL

  11. Kimbirdy! hehee dangerous indeed! To see the smiles of my nephews when I told them I had made cookies, it made my day!

    PS. Thanks for sharing the link on the love bomb!

  12. Sorry I haven't been around lately. From Croatia to the States?!!! What? Are you back :).

    Those cookies are amazing.

    xo Marcie

  13. these look so delicious! also, love the new header European looking.

  14. oh HEAVENS those cookies are making me almost drool over here. I need dinner though!!! And I like your new blog name :) And yah that pic on my blog is me, haha :)

  15. sorry Jen! be good, be good!

  16. Marcie,I bet it was a shock to the see the new title. we are back to the States, but we will return to Croatia, very soon I hope.

  17. oh Lauren, the cookies were delicious! Thank you about the new header. You know, I wanted to ask Thais to help me with it, but I know she is busy with her pregnancy.

  18. NYUM... Sorry, I just had to say it again!
    Those cookies look evil-ly gooood.


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