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Chocolate chips cookies from Double tree hotel [moved from What's My Craving board]

Monica Jul 9, 2007 09:29 AM

They were the most incredible tasting chocolate chip cookies i've ever had.
Does anybody know where I can get these delicious cookies without spending a night at Double tree hotel where they give out cookies?

  1. Sra. Swanky Jul 11, 2007 03:59 PM

    I LOVE those cookies! A student's mother gave all us teachers tins of those cookies at the end of the school year. She worked at Double Tree. I wish I knew a quick way to get them. Sorry if this seems like a plainly obvious tip, but I'm sure the hotel staff at the front desk at your local Double Tree would be willing to sell you a few tins of them. Maybe you'll get lucky and meet a super-nice staff member who'll give you some complimentary cookies!

    1. AlaskaChick Jul 11, 2007 04:01 PM

      You can order them online - https://www.christiecookies.com/Store... or go to doubletree.com and click on the link to "enjoy our cookies"

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      1. re: AlaskaChick
        Sra. Swanky Jul 11, 2007 04:04 PM

        Yay, AlaskaChick! Thank you! Just goes to show, there's a lot of knowledge on these boards!! :)

        1. re: Sra. Swanky
          AlaskaChick Jul 12, 2007 09:00 AM

          You're welcome. My sweetie loves those cookies and since the only Doubletrees are 909 miles away accessible by jet only - you gotta know these kinds of things! Enjoy!

      2. krissywats Jul 12, 2007 08:46 PM

        My brother once gave me one of those 'here are all the recipes to famous restaurant' books and it claims to have the recipe for the double tree cookies. I'd be glad to pass along if you want them. Let me know and I'll paraphrase.

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        1. re: krissywats
          AlaskaChick Jul 13, 2007 08:51 AM

          I'd love to have that recipe - thanks!

          1. re: AlaskaChick
            krissywats Jul 13, 2007 09:15 AM

            (Paraphrased)

            2 cups flour
            1/2 tsp. baking soda
            1/4 tsp salt
            1 cup oats (uncooked)
            3/4 cup sugar
            3/4 cup Dark Brown sugar
            1 cup butter, softened
            2 large eggs
            2 tsp. vanilla
            1 tsp. lemon juice
            12 oz. chocolate chips
            1 1/2 cup walnuts
            375 degree oven. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
            Place the butter in a large bowl and cream lightly with an
            electric mixer. Add the sugars and beat on medium speed for
            about 2 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well
            after each addition. Add the vanilla and lemon juice and mix
            well. Stir together the flour, oatmeal, baking soda, and salt. Add to the creamed butter mixture. Add chocolate chips and walnut. Bake for 13 − 15 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Remove from the cookie sheets and
            cool on wire racks.(a 2 oz ice cream scoop is recommended for scooping onto the sheets.)

            1. re: krissywats
              Sra. Swanky Jul 13, 2007 09:58 AM

              Wow! Thanks so much! How great it would be to recreate these at home!!

              1. re: krissywats
                AlaskaChick Jul 13, 2007 11:20 AM

                Imagine how impressed he'll be when I make these. Thanks!!

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                  Kelli2006 Feb 3, 2009 08:11 AM

                  This site has a slightly different recipe,

                  1/2 cup rolled oats
                  2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
                  1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
                  1 tsp. salt
                  1/4 tsp. cinnamon
                  1 cup butter, softened
                  3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
                  3/4 cup granulated sugar
                  1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
                  1/2 tsp. lemon juice
                  2 eggs
                  3 cups semi-sweet, chocolate chips
                  1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts

                  Directions:
                  Grind oats in a food processor or blender until fine. Combine the ground oats with the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

                  Cream together the butter, sugars, vanilla, and lemon juice in another medium bowl with an electric mixer. Add the eggs and mix until smooth. Stir the dry mixture into the wet mixture and blend well. Add the chocolate chips and nuts to the dough and mix by hand until ingredients are well blended.

                  For the best results, chill the dough overnight in the refrigerator before baking the cookies.

                  Spoon rounded 1/4 cup portions onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Place the scoops about 2 inches apart. Bake in a 350°F oven for 16-18 minutes or until cookies are light brown and soft in the middle. Store in a sealed container when cool to keep soft.

                  http://foodgeeks.com/recipes/recipe.p...

            2. Food Tourist Feb 3, 2009 08:01 AM

              I just bought some last week from the lobby bar at the Doubletree in Niagara Falls, Canada for 99 cents each. They are amazing warmed in the microwave, but not if eaten later the same day at room temp. I'll have to check if they are sold singly at the Toronto airport location next time I'm at Grand chinese restaurant or a conference there.

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              1. re: Food Tourist
                Food Tourist Feb 27, 2009 06:53 AM

                Just bought two cookies yesterday from the Orchid Cafe at Doubletree Toronto Airport. They charged $2 plus tax per cookie! Or 6 in a tin for $15! Shocking.

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                  toodie jane Feb 28, 2009 11:02 AM

                  especially since these are basically from the recipe on the oatmeal box, with less oatmeal and added lemon juice.

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                    Food Tourist Oct 22, 2009 01:23 PM

                    Today I was at a conference at Doubletree by Hilton at Toronto Airport and they were putting "fakes" in their regular cookie bag...i.e. the cookies inside did not match the ingredients printed on the bag (e.g. walnuts and taste were missing). I picked up two bags at registration 30 minutes apart...one bag contained a traditional oatmeal raisin cookie, and the other a plain chocolate chip cookie. Outrageous!!!!

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