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Wheat-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: 24 cookies
For those of you that are on a wheat-free diet, here is a tasty chocolate chip cookie recipe for you to try.

1 1/4 cups rice flour
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks, 1/2 pound) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Combine rice flour, oats, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts (nuts are optional). Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake in preheated 375 degree F oven (190 C) for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet 2 to 3 minutes or until cookies are just firm enough to transfer to wire racks. Store tightly sealed to prevent drying.

Makes 24 cookies

Source: Nestle
Date: November 7, 2003