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3 Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipes

SHAREPour yourself a glass of ice cold milk and settle down for a good sinking session. Today is national Chocolate Chip day, and we have three recipes for chocolate chip cookies that will make you want to bake and get baked.1. Cannabis Chocolate Chip Coconut Oil CookiesPhoto creditThese Cannabis Chocolate Chip coconut Oil Cookies are a great twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie.Ingredients1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4...

For chocolate lovers, a confectionary tour offers a taste of the city

By Beth. J. Harpaz, The Associated PressNEW YORK — A tour for chocolate lovers in Brooklyn, New York, isn’t just about tasting the final product. It also gives a peek at factories, neighborhoods and even business plans.The chocolate tour offered by A Slice of Brooklyn takes visitors to four chocolate-makers around Brooklyn. “I love chocolate,” said Christine Dietz of San Diego, who was treated to the tour by friends throwing her a bachelorette party in New York. “But it’s really cool that we...

Celebrate chocolate ice cream with a choice of two classic toppings

June 7 was National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, or so the people who keep records of such days will tell you. And while there doesn’t seem to be any official explanation for why that particular frozen dessert should be assigned this particular day, it certainly makes sense that the holiday should come around this time of year. After all, summer is only two weeks away. So why not celebrate America’s favorite ice cream flavor right now?One thing I won’t do here, however, is give you a chocolate...

Members of a Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate

Chloe Pantazi/INSIDER Thirty-three suspected members of an organized Russian crime syndicate were arrested on suspicion of various crimes, including robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy, firearms offenses — and stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate confections. "Today, we have charged 33 members and associates of a Russian organized crime syndicate allegedly engaging a panoply of crimes around the country," said Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim in statement released...