1/4 cup unsalted butter softened
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup chocolate chips
Batter and Frying
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup milk
3 cups vegetable oil for frying
chocolate or caramel sauce optional
In a medium bowl, cream together butter, sugar, egg and vanilla. Mix in flour and chocolate chips until blended. Form into 1 ½ inch balls and place onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Freeze.
Add 2 inches of oil to a medium saucepan or deep fryer and heat to 375F degrees; meanwhile, make the batter below.
In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add milk and oil and whisk until smooth.
Dip four cookie balls into batter and gently drop into hot oil; fry for 2-3 minutes until golden. Remove to a plate lined with paper towel and repeat for remaining balls.
Drizzle with optional topping and dust with powdered sugar. Serve and enjoy!