Franklin Foods: Secret ingredient for super soft chocolate chip cookies

Posted at 8:03 AM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 13:22:45-04

Franklin Foods is a paid sponsor of Sonoran Living.

Recipe development chef, Joanie Simon stopped by to show us a delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe with a secret ingredient - Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese!

Here is the recipe from the show:


1/2 cup butter, softened 

1/2 cup Green Mountain Farms Greek Cream Cheese, softened 

1 cup brown sugar 

1/2 cup granulated sugar 

2 eggs 

2 tsp vanilla 

2 1/2 cups flour 

1/2 tsp cornstarch 

1/2 tsp baking soda 

1 tsp salt 

8 oz chocolate chips 


Preheat oven to 350F

Combine the butter, Greek Cream Cheese, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a bowl and cream together until smooth (recommended to use a stand mixer or electric hand mixer). 

In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt then add to the wet ingredients and mix until incorporated, but don't over-mix. 

Fold in the chocolate chips. 

Scoop golfball sized balls of dough and place them onto a cookie sheet, pressing them down with the palm of your hand slightly to flatten them a bit. 

Bake at 350F for 13 - 15 minutes until slightly browned and baked through. *The cream cheese makes them a bit lighter than standard cookies, so anticipate them being a bit more white than brown. 

Store in an airtight container or bag for up to 5 days. 

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Franklin Foods is a paid sponsor of Sonoran Living.