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December 20, 2011

12 Days of Treats: Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies (Day 8)

Okay, sorry I'm late!  I promise...this tardiness won't continue.... It seems that the closer I get to Christmas, the busier my life is getting.  I'm sure you all feel that way too, right?

Well, I hope this treat helps you to slow down and enjoy the season a little bit more.  Since we are in Georgia and probably won't have snow for Christmas, let these treats (with their pale white exterior) help you get into the winter wonderland mood!  I know they helped me slow down and enjoy life...well, for a moment or two :)

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies
adapted from How Sweet it Is
1 cup butter
3 oz of cream cheese
1/4 cup sugar in the raw
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4 cups whole wheat white flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks (or chips)

Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter, sugar, eggs, and cream cheese together. Add vanilla and mix. Stir in flour and salt, just until blended. Fold in chocolate chips. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. The cookies will remain light in color. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack.  Enjoy!

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Anonymous Mary said...


December 21, 2011 at 9:06 AM  
Anonymous mom said...

These will also be on the list for tommorrow!!

December 22, 2011 at 1:04 PM  

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