Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Author Spotlight - Stephenia McGee shares her Chocolate Chip Cookie receipe

Here’s a great recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies that one of my characters makes in A Legacy of Lies.
Montana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and chewy, these sweet, triple chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate treat! Great for curling up on the couch with a glass of milk and a good book!
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 12 oz pack semisweet chocolate chips
1 12 oz pack milk chocolate chips
1 12 oz pack white chocolate chips
Step One:
Preheat oven to 350*F. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl; set aside. Combine the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl and beat with electric mixer set on high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time; stir in vanilla.
Step Two:
Gradually add the flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Step Three:
Drop the dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about two inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten the dough slightly with the back of a fork. Bake the cookies until golden brown, about fifteen minutes. Transfer to wire cookie racks to cool completely. Makes five dozen.

Presentation Suggestions:
Serve warm with a glass of milk or top with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce!


Desert Breeze

"I knew it was a Christian romance when I started reading. I didn't know it would have such unexpected twists and turns. Desperately needing to know what would happen next, I couldn't put it down until I reached the last page."
Judy T

"McGee keeps her story moving and the reader guessing, expertly juggling the elements of gothic suspense, cowboy romance, divine intervetion, and inspirational fiction. I enjoyed Legacy of Lies for its characters and unique mix of story styling."
Barbara Scott, author

"This book has it all: a nice quick plot, a massive castle, cowboys, a dark mystery, a cold seductress and a story that leaves you thinking about it long after you’ve finished the book. If you’re looking for one good read, I definitely recommend this book."
Patty Froese, author

"A Legacy of Lies is a heart-warming tale of a man's search for forgiveness. A blend of Western Romance and Big City Intrigue, Stephenia H. McGee takes the parable of the prodigal son and creates a modern twist readers won't see coming until the final page."
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  1. Book sounds good but so does those cookies. Thanks for the giveaway also. Like the chance of winning.

  2. I'd love a chance to win The Legacy of Lies. cindialtman(at)gmail(dot)com

    I'm going to try your cookie recipe this weekend. Looks yummy.

  3. I love to bake and to try new recipes...thank you! I have not read Legacy of Lies and it sounds good. Thank you for this chance to win! God bless

  4. Yum I love to bake also and this recipe sounds really good. Thanks for sharing! makeighleekyleigh at

  5. would love to read this! I love to eat chocolate chip cookies but I can never make them correctly. They always look terrible! so I use the "break and bake" ones. They always turn out perfectly and no one complains! lol

  6. From the reviews The Legacy of Lies sounds so good. The chocolate chip cookie recipe sounds fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway and the cookie recipe!


  7. Thanks everyone for dropping by. I made these cookies for my husband's office last week and they were a huge hit! :)

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