Not much beats the PERFECT chocolate chip cookie. But how do you make the perfect cookie to your liking? With what feels like zillions of different chocolate chip cookie recipes on the web, it can feel like an overwhelming task. Until now, that is. Tess of Handle the Heat took the guesswork out by making 8 CRAZY simple variations of the classic Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. So pick out your type of chocolate chip cookie, and get baking!
“You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that pleased everyone…
There is! And, no, it’s not Martha Stewart’s. It’s science.
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We’ve taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a class at UCLA called Science and Food, and chef and cookbook author Tessa Arias, who writes about cookie science on her site, Handle the Heat.
There’s also an illuminating Ted Talk animation on cookie science. And if you really want to go nuts (or no nuts, your call), Serious Eats offers 21 painstakingly tested steps for the Perfect Cookie, including kneading times and chocolate prep techniques.” Keep reading…
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