Feb. 3, 2005 -- -- Did watching Teri Hatcher bake cookies for Diane Sawyer make your mouth water? Here's a recipe the "Desperate Housewives" star provided to ABCNEWS.com.
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• 1½ sticks butter (organic or not)
• One egg plus second yolk
• 1/2 cup white sugar
• 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
• 1 tablespoon vanilla
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
• 2 cups plus 3 tablespoons flour
• 1½ cups chips - mix semi sweet, milk chocolate
• Butterscotch chips and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven 325 degrees.
So quick, so easy ... no mess. Get 2 bowls, one wooden spoon. Melt butter in small non-plastic bowl, 40 seconds in microwave. Pour into bigger bowl. Remicrowave butter bowl as is, for 10 seconds. Crack eggs into it. Let sit while mixing sugar into butter. Add vanilla, salt, baking soda and keep blending by hand with wooden spoon till smooth. Add eggs. Stir again. Add flour, 1/2 cup by 1/2 cup till all blended. Lastly fold in chips.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Six on a sheet. By rolling large ball of dough (about an ice cream scoop) per cookie, do not smooth, break in half and mush back together and place on sheet "rough" side up to give lumpy cookie appearance. Bake for 9 minutes then rotate sheet and bake another 9 minutes. Let cool ON cookie sheet. Makes 12 cookies, two sheets. Remove and eat.