Have you ever wanted to bake but lacked the necessary measuring cups? Now’s your chance to improv — with shot glasses. It’s what college students everywhere have been waiting for. This recipe lets you satisfy your cravings using everyday materials. Here’s how to make chocolate chip cookies using a shot glass as a unit of measure.

Chocolate Chip Cookies Using a Shot Glass as a Unit of Measure

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:1-2 dozen
  • Easy


  • 2 shot glasses of packed brown sugar
  • 2 shot glasses of sugar
  • 1/8 shot glass of vanilla
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 7 shot glasses of flour
  • Sprinke of baking powder
  • Sprinke of salt
  • 3 shot glasses of chocolate chips
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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Cream together the sugar and butter.

    #SpoonTip: Warm butter in microwave for 10 seconds to make it easier to stir.

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  • Step 3

    Add vanilla and egg, and stir well.

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  • Step 4

    Mix together flour, salt and baking powder in a separate bowl.

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  • Step 5

    Slowly add liquid mixture to the flour mixture (or vice versa), stirring constantly.

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  • Step 6

    Fold in chocolate chips.

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  • Step 7

    Roll the dough into balls and bake for 10-12 minutes.

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  • Step 8

    Let cookies cool and enjoy!

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