Specific purpose: To demonstrate to my audience the procedure of baking chocolate chip cookies.
Thesis statement: Baking chocolate chip cookies is fun and simple, using some very basic ingredients and supplies.
I. Everyone has a favorite type of cookie. My favorite is chocolate chip. Since I was a little girl I always loved helping my mom make this treat. This became somewhat of a tradition every Sunday afternoon so for school the next day I would have cookies. This is something fun and simple that can be enjoyed by many. Today, I will show you in three steps how to bake chocolate chip cookies.
Transition: Like all cooking projects we must gather ingredients.
I. First we gather all ingredients and materials.
A. All ingredients are essential to making the cookies.
B. Other ingredients are optional to add to the cookies.
1. 3/4 cup of chopped nuts (any kind)
C. Materials to mix and bake the cookies with.
Transition: Now that all ingredients and materials are gathered we can begin making the cookies.
II. The second step is to blend together and mix ingredients.
A. First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
1. Mix the butter and both of the sugars.
2. Then add the egg and the vanilla extract.