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Chocolate Chip Cookies


A chocolate chip cookie is a bakery product with innumerable variations. Everyone has tried more than one kind of cookie, but a lot of you have never achieved a recipe for the homemade version of your favorite cookie. This recipe will end your search for the best chocolate chip cookie, which can easily be made with ingredients available in your fridge.


 

Table of Contents

  1. What is a Chocolate Chip Cookie?
  2. Quick and Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie
  3. How to make a Chocolate Chip Cookie? 
  4. Expert Tips 
  5. Recipe Card  

 

What is a Chocolate Chip Cookie?

A Chocolate Chip Cookie is a butter and sugar cookie dough with flour and pieces of chocolate, baked together to form a swett and decadent confection. An American chef named Ruth Graves Wakefield developed the recipe by adding Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate chunks to a cookie recipe. The basic recipe for every chocolate chip cookie includes butter, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla and your favorite chocolate. Variations are made to this recipe by adding other ingredients like oatmeal and raisin or a different kind of chocolate. Even changing the ratios of the different sugars can hugely impact a cookie.


Quick and Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie

This dessert is suitable for literally any occasion, from gifting to having as it is at your home with a glass of milk. A chocolate chip cookie is something you can't go wrong with. However, this recipe is slightly different from others because instead of using chocolate chips, we chop up a dark chocolate bar and add that to the dough. Dark chocolate chunks result in a way better cookie as they form big pockets of melted chocolate in the cookie unlike chocolate chips that dissolve in the dough.

 

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    How to make a Chocolate Chip Cookie?

    1) Start by preheating your oven to 180 degree celsius. In a large mixing bowl, add both the sugars, white and brown. Over that add melted butter, and start to whisk them together, till a dark brown cohesive mixture forms.
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    2) Over the butter and sugar mixture, add one whole egg and start to whisk it with a wire whisk. Keep on whisking till the batter is a little aerated and turns into a pale white color.
    Chocolate chip cookie

    3) To the batter add your sifted refined flour and start to fold it using a silicone spatula. Work the mixture till a cookie dough forms. To the dough add the vanilla essence and baking powder, and mix.
    Cookies

    4) Chop up your dark chocolate bar into big chunks and add them to your cookie dough. We've used chocolate chunks instead of chocolate chips in this recipe, because they turn into pockets of melted chocolate after baking, unlike chocochips that dissolve in the dough.
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    5) Scoop out some cookie dough in your hands, or use an ice cream scooper, to form a round ball of dough.
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    6) On a Meyer Non Stick Baking Tray, ( Visit to Meyer Bakeware Collections)  keep your cookie dough balls, spaced out from each other. Bake in a preheated 180 degree oven for 12-15 mins or till they have spread evenly and the edges turn brown and crispy but the middle stays golden.
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    7) After taking the tray out of the oven, let the cookies cool down for 5 minutes before picking them up..
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    Expert Tips

    1) Add the egg only after the butter mixture has cooled down a bit to avoid the egg from curdling

    2) Do not chop the chocolate too thin, otherwise it may dissolve in the dough.

    3) Make sure to space out the cookies enough because they spread a lot.

    4) Do not pick up the cookies while they are hot, or they might fall apart.


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