“Not your usual chocolate chip cookie. A family favorite from “Best of Friends” cookbook.”
1 1/2 cupsfirmly packed light brown sugar
1 (12ounce) packages semi-sweet chocolate chips
1cup pecans or 1cupwalnuts
With a mixer, cream the butter; add brown sugar, egg and vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, salt and cinnamon.
Blend into the butter mixture.
Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts.
Cover and chill until firm (can be refrigerated over night).
Between palms of hands, roll small pieces of dough into 1-inch rounds and dredge in powdered sugar.
Place on lightly greased cookie sheets–about 2 inches apart.
Bake in 375 degree oven for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets before removing to racks.
Store in airtight container.
“I was having kids for company and decided to make something a little different.These look like regular chocolate chip cookies, but upon the first bite, they have you hooked, with great flavors from the spices, nuts and chocolate!”
“WOW!!! I never knew this combination of spices, and chocolate chips could taste go good! These cookies are unusal, but in a good way! The smell of these cookies while baking, defintley got me into the Christmas spirit!Thanks for the recipe Sharlene~W!”