What are some popular Max and Erma's recipes?


Quick Answer

Chicken tortilla soup and chocolate chip cookies are both popular Max and Erma's recipes. Websites such as Robbie's Recipes and Just a Pinch Recipes provide reproductions that closely resemble them.

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To make chicken tortilla soup, cook 1/4 cup of flour in 1/4 cup of butter over medium heat for three minutes, stirring often. Gradually pour in 3 cups of chicken broth, and whisk in 1 cup of milk. Reduce the heat to low, and stir in 8 ounces of cubed Velveeta cheese.

Add 1 1/2 cups of salsa, 2 cups of shredded chicken, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1 teaspoon of chili powder and salt and pepper to taste. Serve the soup with shredded cheese and fried tortilla strips.

To make chocolate chip cookies, combine 3 1/3 cups of flour with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 3/4 teaspoons of baking soda. Beat in 1 1/4 cups of brown sugar with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and the melted butter from 2 sticks. Slowly beat in 2 eggs and 2 egg yolks. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of vanilla extract and 1/2 cup of peanut butter.

Combine the wet and dry mixtures until smooth. Fold in 11 1/2 ounces of peanut butter chips, 1 cup of chocolate chips and 1 cup of walnuts. Use 2 tablespoons of the dough per cookie, and place the cookies on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes at 325 degrees Fahrenheit, and leave the cookies on the sheet for 10 minutes before removing them.

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