Chocolate chip cookies recipe
- Stand mixer
- Stick blender
- ¼ cup measuring cup
- ½ cup measuring cup
- 1 tsp measuring spoon
- ¼ tsp measuring spoon
- Digital scale
- Medium bowl
- Two half-sheet silpats
- Half-sheet baking sheet
- Chopping knife
- Cutting board
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- ½ cup butter (one stick butter) - softened
- ½ cup extra fine white sugar
- ½ cup packed brown sugar
If butter is not softened: take a ceramic bowl large enough to cover the butter stick, and fill it with water. Boil the water in the microwave. Dump the water out of the bowl and invert the bowl over the butter stick.
Cream together at low speed in mixer.
Can wash: ½ cup measuring cup
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
Whisk egg with stick blender, add vanilla, whisk. Dump into mixer bowl and mix.
Can wash: stick blender, 1 tsp measuring spoon
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp cream of tartar
- ¼ tsp salt
- 186 g all-purpose flour
Whisk thoroughly by hand in medium bowl.
Can wash/put away: stick blender, ¼ tsp measuring spoon, digital scale
- 1 small bag chopped walnuts (2.25 oz)
- 1 bar high-quality dark chocolate (100 g), e.g. 72% Cacao Ghirardelli
Chop chocolate by hand into pieces no larger than ¼″ square. Dump chocolate and walnuts into flour mixture, whisk lightly until mixed. Dump flour mixture into mixer bowl and mix until just mixed. Optional: let cookie dough rest overnight in the fridge (covered in saran wrap), this will increase cooking time from what is stated below.
Can wash: chopping knife, cutting board, medium bowl
Place silpat on half-sheet baking pan. Lightly pack ¼ cup measuring cup with cookie dough and bang out onto silpat, repeat five more times. Bake for 12 minutes or until just barely brown around the edge. While baking, repeat with second silpat.
Can wash: mixer bowl and paddle, ¼ cup measuring cup
If cookie dough is not overpacked into the scoop should be exactly enough to make 12 cookies. When first batch is done, remove silpat from baking pan and place into freezer until chocolate is solid. Cool the baking sheet with water before placing the second silpat and baking the second batch.
Can wash: silpats, baking sheet