Chocolate Chip PUDDING Cookies

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The secret to these amazing chocolate chip cookies is the pudding mix added to the batter!  Check them out on Walking on Sunshine Recipes


The last few times I made chocolate chip cookies they came out flat.  Now, I like them flat and crispy but most people enjoy a fluffy chocolate chip cookie.  And you want them looking pretty when serving them on a tray for guests or giving away as gifts to friends.  I have been searching for a way to make chocolate chip cookies look "pretty" again AND still taste delicious.  The secret I found is to add vanilla pudding mix to the batter.



Some recipes call for a whole box of vanilla pudding mix, but this recipe just calls for a few tablespoons. The cookies were amazing and they looked beautiful when I took them out of the oven. I used my phone to take the above photo and thought, why not put a quick post together.


Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulate sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 Tablespoons Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking soda and pudding mix together; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream your butter and the sugars until combined.
Add the egg and vanilla and combine well.
Add the flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture and combine well.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
Scoop the cookie dough out onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
Bake 10 - 12 minutes in a 350 degree preheated oven or until the cookies are slightly browned.
Let cool on the cookie sheets for about 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.


Ready for the oven...
Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies on baking tray from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.



They came out perfect...
Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies cooling on tray from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

The recipe does not make many cookies so I would definitely double the recipe the next time I'm baking chocolate chip cookies.  This really is a delicious and EASY recipe.  
Your cookies will never be flat again...or at least mine won't be flat again.  

The secret to these amazing chocolate chip cookies is the pudding mix added to the batter!  Check them out on Walking on Sunshine Recipes

The secret to these amazing chocolate chip cookies is the pudding mix added to the batter!  Check them out on Walking on Sunshine Recipes



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11 comments :

  1. I am saving this recipe. Thank you!

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  2. How interesting. I do like the look of a fluffier cookie. I will try this next time. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie?! I know I will never get tired of them! Great recipe :)

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  4. As I prefer mine flat and crispy on the outside and chewy in the inside, I am wondering how 3 Tbs of vanilla pudding could change things so much. I'm gonna find out! Thanks.

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  5. Oh the joy of fresh-baked cookies!!! Thanks for linking to the Weekend re-Treat Link Party! xo, S.

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  6. We would just love your Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies! Thank you so much for helping us celebrate Three Years at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  7. Of all the cookies I have baked, never thought about putting mix! Will be trying yum!

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  8. I've never had a pudding cookie before...but chocolate chip is my fav so this is a must try! Thanks for sharing at Welcome Home Wednesdays! See you tomorrow!

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  9. Yum, those sound delicious! I'm pinning this one to try later. :) Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty

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  10. Pudding cookies are always so moist - I love it!

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