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Baking has a magical way of connecting generations, and in my family, Grandma’s Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies are a cherished tradition. This timeless recipe has been passed down through the years, bringing comfort and joy to each new batch. In this article, we’ll explore the origins of this beloved recipe, share pro tips for perfecting the cookies, delve into their nutrition facts, and conclude with why these cookies hold a special place in our hearts.




-4 cups stale bread, cut into 1-inch cubes


– 2 cups milk


– 2 large eggs


– 1/2 cup granulated sugar


– 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract


– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


– 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


– 1/4 cup melted butter


– 1/3 cup raisins (optional)


To prepare the vanilla sauce:


– 1/2 cup heavy cream



Preheat oven to 175°C. Greased a casserole dish with butter or nonstick cooking spray.2. In bowl, mixing the milk, heavy cream, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Whisk until well blended.


3. Adding bread cubes to the mixture also stirring gently to coat completely. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes, allowing the bread to absorb the custard.


4. If using raisins, fold them to the bread mix.


5. Pour melt butter on mixture and stirring to distribute.


6. Transfering buttermilk bread mixture to a greased casserole dish, spreading it .


7. Bake in preheated oven for 45-55 minutes . You can test for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center; You must come out


8. While bread pudding is baking, prepare the vanilla sauce. In a small saucepan, mix the heavy cream, sugar, butter, and brown sugar. Heat on medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens and coats the back of spoon. Don’t let it boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.


9. Once bread pudding is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly. Serve warm, covered with vanilla sauce.



Pro Tips:


Use room temperature ingredients for even mixing and better texture.

Chill the cookie dough for at least 30 minutes before baking to prevent excessive spreading.

Experiment with different types of chocolate chips or chunks for a personalized touch.

For an extra flavor boost, add a pinch of sea salt to the top of each cookie before baking.

Nutrition Facts:

*Note: Nutrition information is based on a serving size of one cookie.


Calories: 150

Total Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 80mg

Total Carbohydrates: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Sugars: 11g

Protein: 2g


Grandma’s Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies are more than just a sweet treat – they’re a link to the past and a source of joy in the present. As you savor each bite, remember the hands that passed down this recipe and the love that went into every batch. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, these cookies are sure to become a favorite. Share them with loved ones, and continue the tradition of warmth and connection that comes with homemade treats.






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