Barbara Bushs Chocolate Chips Recipe

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and egg until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in hot water and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour, baking soda, and salt, until well blended and smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Drop dough by well-rounded teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minute, or until golden. Cool cookie sheet on a wire rack for 1 minutes, then remove cookies to a rack to cool completely.