July 2011 Archives
Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies
adapted from a recipe in Cook's Illustrated, May 2009
makes 16 big cookies
1 3/4 C unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 t baking soda
14 T unsalted butter, melted
1/2 C sugar
3/4 C packed dark brown sugar
1 t salt
2 t vanilla
1 egg yolk
1 C chocolate chops
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment or silpat.
Stir together flour and baking soda and set aside.
Pour the melted butter into a mixing bowl. With a whisk, blend in the sugars, salt and vanilla. Add the egg and egg yolk and whisk thoroughly until the mixture is smooth.
Let mixture rest for 3 minutes then whisk for 30 seconds. Repeat process two more times.
Stir in the dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Divide the dough into 16 balls and place 8 on each cookie sheet.
Bake cookies one tray at a time until golden brown and edges are set, about 10 - 14 minutes. Cool cookies on rack before serving.
printable recipe - chocolatechipcookies.pdf
- - marcella