How to Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies
Topic: Baking cookies.
General purpose: To demonstrate.
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.
1. 1 cup of soft butter
2. 3/4 cup of brown sugar
3. 1 teaspoon of baking soda
4. 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
5. 3/4 cup of granulated sugar
6. 2 eggs
7. 2 1/4 cups of sifted flour
8. 1 teaspoon of salt
9. 2 cups of chocolate chips
B. Other ingredients are optional to add to the cookies.
1. 3/4 cup of chopped nuts (any kind)
2. 1 cup of chopped M&Ms
C. Materials to mix and bake the cookies with.
1. 2 large mixing bowls
2. Hand mixer
3. Tablespoon and teaspoon
4. Cookie sheet
6. Cooling racks
7. Measuring cup
8. Newspaper (optional)
9. Wax paper (optional)
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.
B. Mix together liquid ingredients.
1. Mix the butter and both of the sugars.
2. Then add the egg and the vanilla extract.
C. Prepare and mix dry ingredients.
1. Sift and measur...