DoubleTree Hotel Drops Its Famous Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe So You Can Enjoy Them At Home
If you’ve ever stayed at a DoubleTree hotel...
then you know that the warm chocolate chip cookies they give to guests are EVERYTHING!
the brand has decided to gift the world with THE OFFICIAL RECIPE FOR ITS POPULAR WELCOME COOKIES!
"WE HOPE FAMILIES ENJOY THE FUN OF BAKING TOGETHER DURING THEIR TIME AT HOME,"
- SHAWN MCATEER, SVP & GLOBAL HEAD, DOUBLETREE BY HILTON
there have been copycat recipes floating around for years, but the brand has never made the recipe public
½ pound butter, softened (2 sticks)
¾ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
¾ cup packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 ¼ cups flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 2/3 cups Nestle Tollhouse semi-sweet chips chocolate chips
1 3/4 cups chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 300°F
Cream butter, sugar and brown sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes.
Add eggs, vanilla, and lemon juice, blending with mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then medium speed for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy, scraping down bowl.
With mixer on low speed, add flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, blending for about 45 seconds. Don’t overmix.
Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
Portion dough with a scoop (about 3 tablespoons) onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet for about 1 hour.
note: You can freeze the unbaked cookies. no need to thaw.
Preheat oven to 300°F and place frozen cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake until edges are golden brown and center is still soft.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for fresh-baked cookies!