Rocky's Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you have joined Rocky Mountain River Tours recently you have tasted what we strongly believe is the best chocolate chip cookie on the planet!
Jared’s sister, is the magician behind these divine morsels and takes her chocolate chip creations super- serious. A few years back Nicole, a former real estate maestro, chose to step away from a very successful career in real estate development to stay at home with her special needs daughter.
Now days Nicole & Aspen spend countless hours each Spring & Summer creating more than 4000 of these amazing cookies. Each and every cookie is made with love, joy and some carry-over tenacity from the real estate world.
Rocky’s Hydration Cookies*
1 cube (1/2 c) unsalted butter
1/2 c butter-flavored crisco
2/3 c sugar
1 c brown sugar (minus 2 TBS for high altitude)
1 TBS Vanilla
3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp baking soda
2 1/2 c All purpose flour (plus 1 TBS cool water for high altitude)
1 cup oatmeal (old fashioned NOT quick)
1 1/2 to 2 cups (12-16 oz pkg) chocolate chips (I use Nestle semi sweet)
Cream butter, BF crisco & sugars. Add eggs & vanilla & Mix…keep mix on low while adding salt & baking soda. Add flour (& 1 TBS water if high alt) & mix. Add old fashioned oatmeal & mix. Slowly fold in chocolate chips.
Bake at 380 degrees 10-13:30 mins depending on cookie size or till lightly golden brown on top. Makes approx 3 dozen small cookies or 20 large cookies.
*warning these cookies are so rich and tasty, they force you to hydrate. Perfect for the river world!