• Chocolate Chippers cookies potsandplanes.com
    Cookies,  RECIPES,  Sweet Tooth

    Chocolate Chippers ~ The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies…so far

    I made a batch of these delicious cookies recently and fell in love with them all over again. They are definitely our favourite chocolate chip cookies. About 20 years ago, in the school yard, a kind mom shared some of her freshly baked cookies with me, while we waited for the kids to come out. They were fantastic and I told her so. She was eager to let me know that the “secret ingredient” was a packet of Instant Vanilla Pudding powder. I have no idea where she got the original recipe from but I can tell you that adding the vanilla pudding makes some pretty darn amazing cookies! Alas, it…

  • Chewy Chocolate Chips + Nuts Cookie Bars potsandplanes.com
    Bars + Squares,  RECIPES,  Sweet Tooth

    Chewy Choco Chips + Nuts Cookie Bars

    Here’s one that’s an oldie but a goodie as they say… I tore this recipe out of a magazine back in my teenage years, when I first started taking a liking to cooking. So, it’s been around for a good 35 years. Yikes! My sister and I had a few recipes for cookies and bars that we learned to make on our own, like this one. I remember baking them often because they were pretty easy for a newbie baker with not a lot of kitchen skills or fancy tools. The bars were not very pretty, often with overcooked edges and definitely not picture worthy. But they were chocolatey, chewy,…