Cookies for a Cause

These delicious cookies will be the hit of the bake sale.


Cookies for a Cause

Bake up a batch of these Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies for the ones you love. Or even better, rally your family, friends, coworkers, or neighbors and hold a bake sale to help fight childhood hunger in America. Family Circle has teamed up with Share our Strength to support their Great American Bake Sale.

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Find recipes for 6 bake sale favorites here:

Sweet Success: Bake Sale Treats

Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Makes: 24 cookies

Prep: 20 minutes

Bake: 350 degrees for 15 to 17 minutes


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter or margarine, at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chunks or 1 bag (10 ounces) oversize semisweet chips
  • 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped pecans

Get the entire recipe here

Get the recipe for Caramel Corn, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and other bake sale favorites