Parent Trap Cookies

Heyo! So, if you follow me on Insta you know that I have been working through a baking MasterClass. The first lesson was chocolate chip cookies, which I was skeptical about, because I am very tied to my own chocolate chip cookie recipes. However, I learned so many awesome new techniques! For example, did you know that using room temperature eggs is important so they don’t shock the dough when you add them into the mixer? And also, beating your sugar and butter together for 4-5 minutes can help the dough come together better!

Anyways, the second half of the cookie lesson challenged us to customize our own cookie recipe. For this, I took my traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe, applied the new techniques I learned, and added one of my favorite flavor combinations. If you are a fan of The Parent Trap (the Lindsey Lohan version obviously), then you can probably already guess what these flavors are: Oreo and Peanut Butter! And omg y’all these are soooooo good. But don’t take my word for it, check out the recipe below and let me know what you think!

Yield: 15-18 Cookies Time: 25 Minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbs Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Butter, softened
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 Dozen Chopped Oreos
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter Chips

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Whisk dry ingredients together
  • In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugar for 4-5 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl regularly (about once every minute or two)
  • Add vanilla and eggs, beating well after each addition
  • Add dry ingredients and mix until combined
  • Fold in Oreos and peanut butter chips
  • Bonus Step: chill the dough for 3 hours or overnight (this is definitely not necessary, but if you have the time – and patience – it will help your cookies cook more evenly
  • Using an ice cream scoop, place dough 2 inches apart on a baking sheet (using an ice cream scoop allows for big cookies that get crisp on the edges and stay chewy in the middle)
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes until centers are set
  • Remove from oven and move to cooling rack
  • Allow at least 10 minutes to cool on the pan, then enjoy with a glass of milk, some ice cream, or whatever sounds good to you!

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