Upon request: the cookies recipe!

nov 09, 2011 No Comments by

As many of you know, I’ve been giving my students traditional American cookies throughout this week, in celebration of the school’s 1st anniversary. Upon request, here is the recipe, so you can practice English while preparing these delicious cookies!

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Dissolve baking soda in hot water.
  • Add to batter along with salt.
  • Stir in flour and chocolate chips.
  • Drop by large spoonfuls onto to ungreased pans.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.

Enjoy! The cookies below were beautifully made by Twin Cuisine Gastronomia e Eventos!

Gabriela Diniz – High Quality English é uma escola de inglês focada em aulas particulares ou para pequenos grupos, cujo método privilegia a comunicação intensa e dedicação exclusiva do professor. Disponibiliza aulas para todos os níveis e para objetivos específicos como inglês geral, inglês para negócios, inglês para turismo e preparação para testes.


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