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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

I live with a few cookie monsters.  Especially my oldest.  He can sniff out any cookie from a mile away!  One of my goals in life is to train him to make the best chocolate chip cookies on his very own.  Whenever I pull out the ingredients, he is right by my side ready to help.

A few years ago we were at the mall and he saw his
very first giant cookie.  You know the ones.  All covered in bright colored (slightly disgusting) frosting.   Being 5 years old at the time, his mind was
completely blown that there was such a thing in the world!  He begged and begged
that we buy him one, in which he was totally disappointed that we
settled for a regular size one.  Seeing his little sad face pulled on my
mom heartstrings but, I have a hard time buying things I know I can
make myself a thousand times better at home.

His
birthday was just a few weeks away after that mall trip and I wow-ed him by making him his
very own giant cookie instead of birthday cake.  He’s
requested every year since!     

Your're kids will flip when they see this Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie you can make at home!  | My Name Is Snickerdoodle

Homemade
chocolate chip cookies are a staple around my house and I use my go-to
recipe for this ‘larger’ version!  I love that I can make something so
spectacular with just simple and basic ingredients. 

Simple ingredients for the best chocoolate chips cookies EVER!  |  My Name Is Snickerdoodle

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 whole egg + egg yolk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 cups chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet

1.  Preheat oven to 325°.
2.  In a large bowl, beat together melted butter,
brown sugar, sugar, baking soda and salt.
3.  In a small bowl, whisk
together eggs and vanilla. Add egg mixture to sugar mixture. Mix well.
4.  Stir in flour until halfway combined.
5.  Add in chocolate chips and mix
until flour has just become combined. 

Scrumptious dough for a Giant Chocolate Chip Cooke | My Name Is Snickerdoodle

6.  Place all of cookie dough onto a 15″ round stone or pan.  Hopefully yours is as “loved” as mine! 

The beginings of a GIANT chocolate chip cookie  |  My Name Is Snickerdoodle

7. 
Using your hands, evenly spread out dough into a round disk.  Leave
about 2 inches around the edges because your cookie will spread during
baking. 

Here's a giant chocolate chip cookie that you can easily make at home!  |  My Name Is Snickerdoodle

8.  Bake your cookie for about 20-25 minutes or until lightly golden brown and done in the center.
9. 
Let it cool on the pan for about 15 minutes.  Using a spatula, gently
slide it between the cookie and the pan to loosen if needed. 

What kid doesn't love a GIANT chocolate chip cookie?  You can easily make one at home with this recipe.  |  My name Is Snickerdoodle

You
can cut it into squares, or triangles.  With my family of boys, we just
dig in and break off pieces and enjoy with a large glass of cold milk! 

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Jhuls
    November 30, 2014 at 6:32 am

    Yay! Who would not love a giant cookie? 😀 I need a gallon of milk, please. 😀

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    Amber
    December 21, 2014 at 4:46 am

    I'm going to make this with my 2-year-old. I'm sure he'll love to make the biggest cookie in the world. Great idea using the pizza stone to bake it on.

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    Aimee @ Like Mother Like Daughter
    December 21, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    Wow I love this idea! Don't know why I hadn't thought of it, cause I definitely need to try. Yum!

  • Reply
    Tracy Ryan
    January 25, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    I made this yesterday for my son instead of a birthday cake (he loves cookies and dislikes cake) it was a huge hit! So moist and perfect!

  • Reply
    Marsha Klaschen
    February 28, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    I don't have a stone. Would it be the same amount of time for a pizza pan?

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      amygirly@gmail.com
      March 1, 2016 at 1:45 am

      I would think so. Just check it before you take it out to see if the middle is cooked through. It's possible you might need a minute or two longer.

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    Unknown
    February 13, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    farenheit or celcius?

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