Insomnia Cookies are the perfect treat for anyone looking for a delicious, easy-to-make dessert. Whether you’re looking for a late-night snack or a fun baking project with the kids, these cookies are sure to hit the spot. Here’s how to make them.
- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- ¾ cup packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups (12-ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy.
- Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Gradually beat in flour mixture.
- Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
- Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
- For chewy cookies, bake for 8 minutes.
- For crunchy cookies, bake for 10 minutes.
- For larger cookies, use a tablespoon to drop dough onto baking sheets.
- For a nutty flavor, add 1 cup chopped nuts.
- For an extra chocolaty flavor, add 1 cup of white chocolate chips.
- Serve cookies with a glass of cold milk for a classic treat.
- Serve cookies with a scoop of ice cream for an indulgent dessert.
- Add a few cookies to a packed lunch for a sweet surprise.
- Serve cookies with a hot cup of coffee or tea for a cozy snack.
- Pack cookies in a mason jar and give as a gift.
- Place cookies on a platter and serve at a party.
- For a fruity twist, add 1 cup dried cranberries or cherries.
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