So every year, children around the world are made to believe that this strange man named Santa Claus is supposed to come down to through their chimney to deliver presents to those who have been good. Now that a majority of people have electric/gas fireplaces, how does that work? Plus, isn’t it also strange to have some random fellow go into your house? It’s kind of funny if you think about the concept. Either way, Santa is a lucky man. He traditionally gets to have milk and cookies at every house he goes to, so I thought it would be nice to share a little chocolate chip cookies recipe with a twist.
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup honey (the twist!)
1 cup milk chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate if you prefer to tone down on the sweetness
In a bowl, add the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix with a wire whisk and set aside. In a second bowl, beat butter, sugar and honey together until it is light and fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl and slowly add the dry ingredients and chocolate chips. Blend at low speed until it is well mixed, but don’t overmix the batter.
Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons (or a bit smaller, if you would like smaller ones) onto an ungreased cookie sheet about 1 inch apart from each other. Bake for about 15-20 minutes, depending on the size of your cookies or until they are golden brown.
Once they are done, let them cool for about 30 seconds before transferring them onto a cool surface.
These easy to make chocolate chip cookies are sweet and are soft and chewy because of the honey. While I enjoy a regular chocolate chip cookie, I tend to like these because they have a bit of a twist to them and I’m sure Santa would agree. 😉