As soon as I read the post on the “My Kitchen Cafe” blog, I got out an index card so I could write the recipe and get to work in the kitchen. What Fun! A giant cookie. Now I was thinking it would be 2 or 3 servings, so Mark and I could share it. No way Jose, this is a Giant Giant cookie. I’d say it could serve twelve comfortably…super comfortably if you put a scoop of ice cream on top! And oh man I would have, if only I had ice cream in the house.
*Makes 1 giant cookie
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, cream together the sugars and butter. Add the egg and mix. Add the dry ingredients and mix well. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Line a large (11X17-inch) baking pan with foil and press the cookie into a circle. I press my cookie into a 9-inch circle, about 1/4 to 3/8-inch thick. When it bakes, it spreads to about 11 inches, which fits perfectly onto a 12-inch round cardboard circle you can find at most craft stores.
If desired, top the cookie with M&M’s or any other garnishes. Bake for 13-16 minutes until the cookie is lightly golden brown. Let the cookie cool completely on the baking pan – this helps the cookie stabilize and set so it can be easily lifted off the pan. Once cool, gently use the foil to lift the cookie off the pan.
The cooking time is correct, I don’t know if it looked short to you but I gave it a double take. I left mine in for a minute over and it came out a little crunchier than I would have like..definitely not overdone, but without the crispness I would have preferred.
Make it! Eat it! Invite me over and I’ll help you! :-p