DECADENT DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES & TUESDAY TIPS
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
This recipe is super simple to make and comes from Real Simple Magazine. Chocolate fans rejoice!
1/2cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2cup granulated sugar
1/2cup brown sugar
1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2cups all-purpose flour
1/4cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon baking powder
1/2cup milk-chocolate chips
1/2cup semisweet chocolate chips
Heat your oven to 350°F. Cream the butter and sugars in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed. Lower to medium speed and add the egg and vanilla. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. On low speed, add the dry mixture to the butter mixture. Beat until fully incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Form the dough into approximately 1 1/2-inch balls. Place on parchment- or foil-lined baking sheets, 2 inches apart.
Bake until the centers are just set, about 12 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks.
NEW MOVIE RELEASES - 2016
Are you a movie fan? Are you looking forward to any sequels or new movies in 2016? Looks like quite a few are on the list for next year which look exciting. Zoolander 2, Captain America - Civil War, Pride & Prejudice, Independence Day Resurgence, Batman vs Superman, Star Trek Beyond, Bourne 5, X-Men: Apocalypse, Let It Snow and The Secret Life of Animals. What's your favorite?
UNIQUE DAYS IN SEPTEMBER
Today is September 8 and we're celebrating International Literacy Day and National Pardon Day!
Some other unusual days to celebrate this month:
September 11 - Make Your Bed Day and No News is Good News Day
September 13 - Fortune Cookie Day and Positive Thinking Day
September 16 - Collect Rocks Day
Check out your own special day at: http://www.holidayinsights.com/
DID YOU KNOW?
Everyone knows about taking the ASVAB to get into the military, but many may not know that there is a list of over 100 illnesses which will disqualify you for entry and includes verified diabetes or heart disease. There is also a height requirement for men to not be shorter than 60 inches or above 80 inches. Women can't be shorter than 58 inches(4 ft. 10 inches) or taller than 80 inches.
WHAT ARE YOU READING THESE DAYS?
I'm still in Thriller mode and reading an edge of your seat novel called The Insider Threat by Brad Taylor. What's keeping your attention lately?