Intro: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies are universally loved. Using this revolutionary recipe, you will learn to create some of the best cookies possible in about an hour. This instruction set will carefully and pragmatically guide you through the delicate art of cookie baking. Together with the unique combination of ingredients, enjoying excellent chocolate chip cookies has never been easier. There are no specific skills set required except for following directions and having the confidence to know that you can do it! As long as you follow the directions it will be an simple and enjoyable task. The secret ingredient in our amazing recipe for cookies is love so the more love you put into it, the better they will taste. It will be satisfying to know that your batch of cookies turned out to be the best batch of cookies you have ever made.
After heating up the oven, anything you take out of it will be very hot. Use a baking mitt on each hand to safely remove the pan of cookies from the oven to avoid burning your hands. Also, cookies will be very hot right after you take them out of the oven and will burn your mouth if you eat them right away. Give the cookies a couple minutes to cool down before eating.
- When measuring the flour in a cup, use a spoon for a more accurate measurement.
- Avoid thin baking sheets, which can lose their shape and warp.
- Do not over beat the mix otherwise it will be flat and dense cookies.
- Remember to preheat your oven about 10-15 minutes before you begin baking.
- Once you put the cookies in the oven, check on them as soon as you’ve reached the minimum bake time to avoid burning of the cookies.
- Cookies will look undercooked when taken out of the oven, but once cooled, will actually be fully cooked.
- Store leftover cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.
- For more pronounced flavor and a darker color Chill the cookie dough for 2 hours.
Ingredients and Materials:
- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 whole egg, room temperature
- 1 egg yolk, room temperature
- 2-3 cups semisweet chocolate chips Love
- 3-4 baking sheets
- 2 medium bowls
- 1 small bowl
- Wire racks or plate
- Electric mixer or Whisk
- Wooden spatula
- Baking Mitts
Step 1: Cleanliness Is Key
Wash your hands.
Step 2: Think Ahead of Time
Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
Step 3: Prepare
Prepare the baking sheets by lining them with silicone baking sheets.
Step 4: Dry Ingredients
In a medium sized bowl, add together the dry ingredients of 2 ¼ cups of all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and 1 teaspoon of salt.
Step 5: Mix Mix Mix
Stir and mix ingredients together with a whisk until the large particles and lumps are removed, then put the bowl aside.
Step 6: Melting Butter
Put 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter in a small bowl then microwave it until it is melted. Let it cool for a minute or two.
Step 7: Wet Ingredients
In another medium sized bowl, add the melted butter, 1 cup of packed brown sugar, and ½ cup of white sugar; Blend the ingredients together with a wooden spatula until a creamy mass.
Step 8: More! More! More!
Add 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract, crack the egg and add the whole egg and then crack another egg and add just the the egg yolk into the butter mixture; use an electric mixer to beat the mix until creamy.
Step 9: Pouring
In one hand, hold and pour the mixed butter mixture into the mixed flour ingredients.
Step 10: Mixing and Stirring
With the other hand, hold a wooden spatula to mix both mixtures together consitently until just blended.
Step 11: Add the Goods
Measure and pour 2 cups of semisweet chocolate chips into the bowl of mixed ingredients.
Step 12: Get Down and Dirty
Use your hands to fold the ingredients into dough.
Step 13: Dough Balls
Take a spoonful of dough and roll the dough into a ball.
Step 14: Place the Dough Balls
Place the ball of dough onto the baking sheet, making sure each ball is 2 inches away from another.
Step 15: Time to Cook!
Place the pan of cookie dough balls in the middle of the oven on the oven racks.
Step 16: Patience Is Also Key
Bake for 8 minutes, or until the edges are slightly golden brown.
Step 17: The Cookies Are Done!
Take the pan of cookies out of the oven when ready.
Step 18: Hot! Hot! Hot!
To take out of the oven, put baking mittens on each hand and carefully without touching your skin to any part of the oven, remove the pan of cookies and place them on a counter or flat surface.
Step 19: Patience... Again
Let the cookies cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes before transferring to wire racks or a plate.
Step 20: Caution: Hot!
To transfer, put on one baking mitten on one hand to hold the pan steady while the other hand uses a spatula to transfer each cookie individually to the wire racks or plate, placing them a couple cm apart from each other.
Step 21: TIME TO FEAST!
Once they are cool or warm, they are ready to eat.
Step 22: Conclusion
After baking these delicious cookies you will come out with a batch of cookies that you will change your life forever. The smell of delightful cookies that pleasure your sense of smell and a big batch of chocolate chip cookies tell you that you are finished. Make sure they aren't super gooey when they come out of the oven, but it's okay for them to be soft because while they are cooling down outside the oven, they will start too harden. After the experience with this chocolate chip cookie recipe, You will never want to eat another store bought chocolate chip cookie again.