Valentine’s Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

Valentine's Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie?  I mean really, I don’t think there is a person on this planet who can resist them. I’ve been making them from scratch since I was a little girl and even have the recipe on the back of the chocolate chip bag memorized.  I remember one night several years ago when Floyd and I were still dating and we decided to have a low key night in. I asked if he wanted cookies, he of course said yes, and I started taking out the ingredients from my cupboards.  I mean, I can whip up a batch in no time flat so to me it just made sense.  I remember looking over and seeing him stare at me in amazement, mouth gaping open.  Apparently he had never seen anyone make chocolate chip cookies.  He was a store bought kid.  It seems absurd to me since they are pretty simple, but hey, maybe that’s what got him down on bended knee, hee hee.

Anyway, I decided it was time to amp up my old standby recipe.  So, when I stumbled upon this recipe for “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie” on I decided to give it a whirl.  It’s pretty standard with a few small tweaks including directions to dissolve the baking soda in hot water and use more flour than what is typical, but it worked.  The results were oh-so-divine!  This will definitely replace the back of the bag instructions.  I also substituted the walnuts for Valentine’s Day M&Ms.  I just love the extra chocolate and seeing the pink and red colors peek through makes for a fun Valentine’s Day treat!

Valentine's Day Chocolate Chip Cookies


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