Chocolate Chip Tub Cookie Mix
A great gift idea! All that needs to be done with this yummy cookie dough gift is to spoon out the dough and bake whenever the gift recipient has a hankering for warm, fresh-baked homemade chocolate chip cookies.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans
- Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer. Gradually add sugars, beating until well blended. Add egg, sour cream and vanilla, mixing well.
- Combine flour, soda and slat; add to butter mixture, mixing well.
- Stir in Chocolate chips and pecans.
- Divide dough into 2 airtight gift containers.
Makes 2 (2 1/2 cup) gifts.
DIRECTIONS FOR GIFT CARD: Store dough for Chocolate Chip Tub Cookie Mix in refrigerator up to 4 weeks. When ready to bake, drop by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375°F ( 190°C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Makes 2 dozen cookies.
Adapted from a recipe from Southern Living.