Friday, October 21, 2016


I have been LOOKING for the tricks ... what makes a perfect cookie, perfect?  Room temperature butter, soda+powder ... these are the BOMB


2 ¾  cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup granulated sugar
1 ¼  cups  lightly packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 large eggs + 1egg yolk at room temperature
2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips (or butterscotch/white chocolate ..)

Directions : 

- In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
- In the bowl of an electric mixer beat the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until creamy, about 2 minutes. 
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Stir in the chocolate chips.

- Chill dough overnight, or minimum 3 hours.

- Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line baking sheets with nonstick baking mats or parchment paper.
- Divide the dough into 3-tablespoon sized balls and drop onto prepared baking sheets.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.