Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Cook's Illustrated Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are simply the best chocolate chip cookies I've come across. They are soft and chewy with a crispy edge.

If you are looking for the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe look no further! Cook's Illustrated Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are absolutely delicious with a soft chewy center and crispy edge from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

Have you been searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe? Look no further my friends! 
I have the recipe for you! 

Cook's Illustrated Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are the absolute BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie hands down.

They have a delicious toffee like flavor from the brown butter and brown sugar that you don't find in other cookie recipes. The centers are soft and chewy with a slightly crispy edges making these absolutely to die for! 

I definitely agree these are Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies! 

Here's how to make them:

Brown Butter for the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe from Cooks Illustrated.

Brown 10 tablespoons butter in a small sized saucepan until butter is brown and nutty smelling.

Swirl the pan as needed to evenly brown the butter. 

Remove from heat and add to large mixing bowl. 

Add remaining 4 tablespoons cold butter and mix until butter is melted.

Brown butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt in a mixing bowl for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Add to brown butter:
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Packed Brown Sugar 
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Salt 
Mix until blended.

Whole eggs and egg yolks mixed together in a measuring cup and being poured into mixing bowl for Chocolate Chip Cookies

Combine 1 whole Egg and 1 whole Egg Yolks. Whisk until thoroughly blended. 

Add egg mixture to butter/sugar mixture and beat on medium-high speed for 30 seconds.

Egg butter mixture beaten until pale yellow for Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Allow mixture to rest 3 minutes. 

Mix again for 30 seconds and repeat 3 minute rest. 

Repeat until batter becomes thick and pale.

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Batter with Baking Soda.

Add 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda and mix for about 30 more seconds. Scrape down the sides of bowl.

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough in mixing bowl.

Add:
  • 1 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 3/4 cup Chopped Nuts (optional) 
Mix just until combined on low, Stir in chocolate chips until evenly combined.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough dropped onto baking sheet.

Drop dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet using a standard sized cookie scoop.

Bake for 8-10 minutes until edges are light brown and  starting to set but centers are still soft.


These Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are definitely a favorite in our house and I'm sure they will be in yours too! 

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe are soft and chewy with a crispy edge! Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies every time from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.

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Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies are Cook's Illustrated Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies adapted by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.
prep time: 15 Mcook time: 8 Mtotal time: 23 M

ingredients:

  • 14 tablespoons Cold Butter
  • 3/4 cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 whole Egg
  • 1 whole Egg Yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 3/4 cup Nuts, Chopped (Optional) (I like finely chopped almonds but pecans or walnuts are divine also.)
  • 1 1/4 cup Chocolate Chips, Good Quality

instructions:

How to cook Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a small saucepan add 10 tablespoons butter and melt over medium heat until butter is brown and nutty smelling. Swirl the pan as needed to encourage butter to brown evenly. Remove from heat.
  3. Add browned butter to mixing bowl and add remaining 4 tablespoons cold butter cut into 1 tablespoon sized pieces. Mix until butter is melted.
  4. Add both sugars, vanilla and salt. Mix until blended.
  5. Whisk whole egg with egg yolk and add to butter/sugar mixture. Beat on medium high speed 30 seconds. Let mixture rest 3 minutes.
  6. Repeat beating mixture for 30 seconds and resting for 3 minutes until mixture becomes thick and pale.
  7. Add baking soda and mix for 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides of bowl.
  8. Add flour and nuts if using. Mix on low speed just until combined.
  9. Stir in chocolate chips and scoop cookies using a standard sized cookie scoop onto an ungreased cookie sheet about 2" apart.
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes until edges are light brown and starting to set but centers are still soft.
  11. Allow cookies to cool about 1 minute before removing or until set enough to handle. Remove to a wire cooling rack.
Calories
102.82
Fat (grams)
6.09
Sat. Fat (grams)
3.19
Carbs (grams)
11.74
Fiber (grams)
0.54
Net carbs
11.21
Sugar (grams)
7.45
Protein (grams)
1.31
Sodium (milligrams)
92.58
Cholesterol (grams)
16.62
The nutritional information and metric conversions are calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data. If this important to you, please verify with your favourite nutrition calculator and/or metric conversion tool.

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3 comments

  1. Oh how I love homemade chocolate chip cookies! I can't wait to try out this recipe. They look so chewy and good!!
    Blessings,
    Leslie

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  2. These do look quite perfect! Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  3. G'day Great photos and who does not love a choc chip cookie?
    Cheers! Joanne

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