Chocolate Chirpie Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS:2 ¼ cup flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 12-ounce pkg. chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts
½ cup dry-roasted cricketsDIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 375°F.

In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla; beat until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add flour mixture and insects, mix well. Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
SERVINGS: Editor’s Note:
Nutritional info not available, but the protein content is probably higher than in most cookies.
From:Courtesy of Kathy Gee and Julie Stephens from the Weird & Disgusting Foods