Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sea Salt Choc Chip Cookies

Big Sea Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 sticks unsalted European butter
¾ c. granulated sugar
¾ c. packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups all purpose flour
¾ tsp. sea salt
1 ¼ tsp baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate, chips or chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts
Sea salt for sprinkling
-          Using a cheese grater, grate cold butter. Beat with mixer until creamy. Add sugars. Beat.  
-          Add eggs and vanilla and mix.
-          In another bowl, mix flour, baking sold, baking powder, and salt. Add to batter and blend.
-          Add chocolate chips and walnuts.
-          Chill dough overnight.
-          Preheat oven to 375°
-          Divide dough into 16 balls. Do not press flat. Bake them on ungreased cookie sheets.
-          Bake for 7 minutes at 375°, then lower temp to 325° and bake for 8 more minutes.
-          Take them out of the oven and let cool on cookie sheet.
-          While they are cooling, sprinkle sea salt over the tops of the cookies.
-          Enjoy!

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