2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup (2 sticks/8 oz./226g) unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, or double-chocolate chunks
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F/180 degrees C.
Cream together, butter, sugar and eggs. Mix in remaining ingredients. Blend well.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 8-9 minutes. Cookies will be soft. Cool about 1 minute on cookie sheet then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
© 2002 Photograph taken by Diana Baker Woodall
Date: February 17, 2002