Saturday, June 26, 2010

Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookies

A quick plug is in order here.  My mother sent me a box of Betty Crocker gluten-free chocolate chip cookie mix to try in Swaziland, and this weekend, I busted it out in honor of a Christmas in June party I attended.  The dough ended up very crumbly, and I was a little doubtful as I shaped it into small balls with my hands. I wasn't sure how convincing their cookie act would be as I watched them begin to rise and expand in the oven.  But, about 9 minutes later, they came out of the oven looking - and smelling - perfect.  Perfect.   As in, chocolate chip cookies exactly the way I remember them from my gluten days.  Slightly browned on the edges, deliciously buttery, warm and chewy on the inside.  This is the only gluten-free mix I've tried from Betty Crocker, and based on how fantastic these were (and how quickly they were gobbled up at the party I took them to),I would highly recommend them!

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