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Customize your cookies: A recipe you can make your way for any special day

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MILWAUKEE -- One recipe, endless variations! Jennifer Goldbeck with Delicately Delicious joins Real Milwaukee with a tried and true cookie recipe you can modify for any occasion.

Learn how to do it like the pros do with a go-to cookie recipe base that can be easily adapted throughout the seasons or for different occasions.

The base recipe is:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temp
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 cups mix-ins of your choice

Cream butters, sugars and vanilla on medium speed until well combined. Add eggs one at a time on low speed until incorporated. Add dry ingredients on low speed until a few streaks of flour remain. Fold in mix-ins by hand to full incorporate through the dough without over mixing.
Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes for larger cookies, 7-9 minutes for smaller cookies.

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