Friday, May 6, 2011

I'm A Big Ole Copycat Cookie Baker!

Hey everyone! I love to use whole wheat flour, I like the "bite" it provides and that it makes me feel a little better about the baked goods I'm consuming. As soon as I saw this Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe posted by Tiffanee at One Crazy Cookie, I knew I had to try it!
My thoughts:
  • I cut back on the white sugar and used 1/2 cup, might even use less the next time.
  • I used 2 cups King Arthur whole wheat (which is powder fine) and 1 cup Heckers regular (grainier) whole wheat flour.
  • I think you could use all King Arthur Flour's White Whole Wheat flour and the kids would be totally faked out! 
  • Using a 1 1/4" cookie scoop the first tray did not melt down, it stayed puffed and round. Maybe because I cut back on the sugar, maybe because the wheat flour has more body than A/P flour and absorbed more moisture. So I flattened the next tray with my finger before putting it into the oven. That worked fine.
  • I think I'll test adding a tsp or two of water or milk the next time.
  • As for taste and consistency, they are great! A little chewier than regular, and very good!
  • Thanks Tiffanee for sharing this yummy recipe, I will make these again. You can see how Tiffanee's cookies turned out HERE.
  • Did you notice my mad editing skills??? I used to add the words to the picture, look out world I learned something new-Woo Hoo:@)
Kathy's Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes about 3 dozen cookies
1 cup butter, melted
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chocolate chips 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together butter and sugars until smooth. Add in eggs and vanilla, beat for 3 minutes. Gradually 
add flour, baking soda and salt.  Stir in chocolate chips.  
Drop by large spoonfuls onto a lightly greased pan.  Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are lightly brown.  After removing from the oven let them sit on the pan for one minute. 
Hope you love it if you try it! 
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  1. Awesome Lynn. I think your right, white whole wheat flour is so much lighter you hardly notice the difference in baking. Your cookies and graphics look terrific! Happy Mom's Day to you.

  2. These look yummy!
    Another Friday's Favorite for sure :-)

  3. A healthy cookie! I'm in!! LOL

  4. There's no stopping you now!

    Happy Mother's Day!

  5. Delicious! I love King Arthur products...I used to get their catalog! Thanks for sharing this recipe, I'm going to try it!


  6. Mmmmm, those look so good! How cool is a cookie that is good for you? I just finding new recipes, but mine are never good for me ones!

  7. I too have been a whole wheat chocolate chip cookie convert ever since Good to the Grain came out. Yours look good!

  8. Thanks so much for sharing your version of this yummy cookie recipe as well as the original! They look positively delicious and I am sure I could down about 6 of them in no time at all (with a nice big glass of milk):) Also thanks for sharing how you edited your photo - always fun to learn new tips and tricks:)

  9. There's always room in my life for another chocolate chip cookie, especially one that has whole wheat in it! These look yummy!

  10. Wow. Thanks for the link up. I am excited you tried them out. Love the changes you made. I need to get some King Arthur flour. I keep hearing how amazing it is.

  11. I love that this cookie uses all whole wheat flour! I'll definitely have to give it a try the next time we make cookies. Visiting from Sweets for a Saturday!

  12. These look and sound great. Gotta give 'em a try.

    Fun in Picnik...I use it all the time. That's where I make my headers...sooo easy.


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