Classic Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies



Are we pessimistic? Do we not believe in abundance for all?


I invite you to watch Peter Diamandis’ TED Talk entitled, ‘Abundance is our Future’.


He is quoted as saying, “When I think about creating abundance, it’s not about creating a life of luxury for everybody on this planet; it’s about creating a life of possibility. It is about taking that which was scarce and making it abundant.”


Imagine the world if everyone believed there was enough to go around.


From scarcity, to abundance. From hungry, to full. Maybe being optimistic is the first step…


Description: It’s HERE – a month of cookies! What better way to kick it off than NATIONAL COOKIE DAY. To get your sweet tooth going, we’re enjoying THE classic Christmas cookie (Santa can vouch)…the chocolate chip cookie. To figure out your perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe, check out Handle the Heat’s Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies. This particular  recipe below uses some of her guiding principles and does not disappoint, especially if you’re a fan of the chocolate in chocolate chip cookies. There is an abundant dose for all…

Classic Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 2 Dozen


1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon instant coffee
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 stick unsalted butter
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Whisk dry ingredients together.
3. Combine wet ingredients in mixer.
4. Slowly add dry ingredients until combined.
5. Fold in chocolate chips.
6. Spoon tablespoon size balls onto baking sheet.
7. Bake approximately 11-13 minutes.

“People with a scarcity mentality tend to see everything in terms of win-lose. There is only so much; and if someone else has it, that means there will be less for me. The more principle-centered we become, the more we develop an abundance mentality, the more we are genuinely happy for the successes, well-being, achievements, recognition, and good fortune of other people. We believe their success adds to…rather than detracts from…our lives.”

– Stephen R. Covey



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