Thursday, April 2, 2015

Elijah's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies - Yes, they're kosher for Passover!

This year i'm in charge of desserts!
First i started out with a chocolate chip cookie recipe that i got from Facebook!
You'll see i modified it - adding mint chocolate chips for Jessica, and then i made a dozen rocky road style -- adding marshmallows, almonds and more chocolate chips.  I loved the gooey marshmallows that remained on the cookie sheet after they came out of the oven!

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup matzoh cake meal
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1 package vanilla pudding mix (either instant or regular is fine)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (although i used chocolate-mint chips)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar.
Add the eggs one at a time and mix until combined.
With the mixer on low speed, add the matzoh cake meal, potato starch, vanilla pudding, baking soda and salt.
Mix until combined.
Add the vanilla and chocolate chips.
Using a small cookie scoop, drop the dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges are slightly brown for a soft and chewy cookie.  Or bake 12-15 minutes for a crispy and crunchy cookie.
Elijah's easy going -- he'll take them any way you make them.

Chag Sameach!
Happy Passover!