Monday, 30 April 2012

The biggest, best chocolate chip cookie!

Now I know that everyone says that they have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe right? Well this is MY best recipe for this classic cookie. The outside is crunchy and the middle is a yummy chewy melt in your mouth goodness. I have tried so many different cookie recipes and they usually are too cake like or too thin and flat. This one simply has it all.

The best part of all I measured them and they are 4inches big!

What you will need:

2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks


    1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
    2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl, cream together the melted butter,dark brown sugar and white sugar until well blended. Beat in the vanilla, egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy. Mix in the sifted ingredients until just blended. Stir in the chocolate chunks by hand using a wooden spoon. Drop cookie dough 1/4 cup at a time onto the prepared cookie sheets. Cookies should be about 3 inches apart.
    4. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly toasted. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

    Some good tips to make the perfect cookie:

    *Bring eggs to room Temperature. set them on the counter for a few minutes
    *Always use parchment paper or a really good non stick pan
    *DO NOT OVERCOOK- If you want a soft chewy cookie like this one follow the instruction exactly and do not leave them in the oven too longer than it says. A good thing to look for because some ovens may be hotter than one another, is when the cookie looks like it might just start browning then that is a clue to remove it from the oven.
    *I prefer semi chocolate chunks, rather than tiny chips.
    *Use a measuring scoop so that every cookie is exact same size and they will all be baked evenly.

    If you follow these tips every time I can almost guarantee you a perfect cookie!

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