by Sally Berneathy
SallyB's Chocolate Chip
I developed and refined
this recipe over the years in an effort to satisfy
my own taste buds, and discovered everyone loves it!
1/2 c. butter, softened
1-1/2 c. dark
1 Tbsp. vanilla
dash of salt (bigger dash if you use
1-1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. finely
ground hazelnuts or hazelnut meal
1/4 c. oat
1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
c. dark chocolate chips
1/2 c. white chocolate
1/2 c. chopped pecans
with sugar. Add egg and vanilla and stir
determinedly until well mixed. Combine dry
ingredients and add to butter mixture. Stir in
chocolate chips and nuts. Dough should be very stiff
and just a tiny bit sticky. Add more flour (wheat,
oat or nut) or butter as necessary to achieve this
Form dough into balls slightly
smaller than a golf ball and lay on cookie sheet.
Bake at 375º for 8 minutes.
approximately 2 dozen cookies, depending on how many
samples were tested before baking.