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Make our Chocolate Chip Cookies at Home

Our Pastry Chef Suzanna shares XV Beacon’s amazingly delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe for you to try at home. Enjoy!


  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 ⅔ cups bread flour
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ¼ cups unsalted butter (2 1/2 sticks)
  • 1 ¼ cups light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  1. Measure flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugars together until very light, about 5 minutes. Scrape bowl. Add eggs with vanilla, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Scrape bowl. Add dry ingredients and mix until just combined, 5 to 10 seconds. Drop chocolate chips. Chill for at least one hour.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat. Set aside.
  4. Scoop mounds of dough onto baking sheet, and bake until golden brown but still soft, time will vary depending on each oven. Check at 10-12 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack for 10 minutes. Repeat with remaining dough, or reserve dough, refrigerated.


Gay Pride Statue for our Drag me to Brunch Package Promo

June is Pride Month

XV Beacon LGBTQIA+ History Timeline   Massachusetts is known for being incredibly LGBT friendly and acts as a queer destination to many. As you walk through the city,  it is clear that Boston boasts a LGBT friendly atmosphere. Boston has recognized same-sex equality long before marriage was legalized in the 2000s. The original march was…

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One of our many historic pieces of art that is in statue form and is showcased throughout the hotel.


HERE AT XV BEACON, WE WANTED TO SHARE BOSTON FUN FACTS ABOUT OUR AMAZING CITY! DID YOU KNOW? Boston is home to the oldest public park in the U.S. The City of Boston founded on September 7, 1630 The city’s nickname is Beantown due to the popularity of the baked beans in molasses among it’s early residents….

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