Barbara Bush's Chocolate Chips

Barbara Bush's Chocolate Chips


"This recipe is from the 1992 Bush-Clinton presidential campaign."


servings 152 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and egg until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in hot water and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour, baking soda, and salt, until well blended and smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Drop dough by well-rounded teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minute, or until golden. Cool cookie sheet on a wire rack for 1 minutes, then remove cookies to a rack to cool completely.
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  1. 59 Ratings


Very good...I'm in Switzerland and they don't have chocolate chips (can you imagine?...Nestle is only about 40 miles away and they don't have chocolate chips!) so I used a Frigor Dark Chocolate ...

They were a big hit among friends and family. Actually, they go way too fast! I might try making it in two different batches next time since they squished together during baking... check out t...

Very easy chocolate chip cookie recipe. My kids and husband love them. It makes a very small amount, though, so I quadruple the recipe each time and keep some dough in the refrigerator for whe...

This recipe only makes 12-15 small cookies and is a little too too sweet. I would adjust and add less sugar.

Great! Pretty and unassuming, until you eat one...mmmm. I make everytime I have to bake something...I am trying to make all my friends Republicans on the INSIDE...gotta start somewhere! If you u...

These were easy to make and very quick but I found that they were soft but very dry and floury-tasting. I won't make these again...

Yum!! I actully changed the recipe a bit by making chocolate cookies. I was looking for a basic chocolate cookie recipe and found this one, deciding to try it even though it made chocolate chip ...

These cookies were easy and very good. Mine came out very soft which I love in a chocolate chip cookie

Thick, moist and delicious. paminalaska