Top Secret Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 40
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 package instant cheesecake pudding mix (I used Jell-o brand)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips (12 oz)
  1. Preheat oven to 375° F
  2. In a large bowl, mix together brown sugar and butter until sugar is fully incorporated
  3. Next stir in the pudding mix.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla.
  5. Once mixed, add the flour and baking soda in as well.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  7. Drop tablespoon-sized balls of dough on a cookie sheet and bake until the first hint of golden brown appears on the tops, about 8-10 minutes.
  8. Let the cookies sit for 20 minutes to firm up before removing them from the cookie sheet.
Recipe by Columbus Culinary Connection at