Perfect Chocolate Minute Cookie Challenge From America's Exam Kitchen For Boston Bloggers


America's Test Kitchen is famous for its "Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie" recipe.  The Test Kitchen has challenged Boston Bloggers (and since I'm novel to the Boston scene...) to examination their recipe.
This was indeed a challenge for me.  In the past, I bring actually struggled amongst making non bad chocolate flake cookies - I know, how embarrassing.  But true.  I bring been known (around our house) to plow over notice the bottoms acre the tops are yet gooey, or to brand them likewise large thence they never larn cooked evenly.   Funny how those posts never larn inward to the blog... 
I don't know what my occupation is.  Beef Bourguignon?  Child's play.  Homemade ravioli?  Sugar cookies?  Perfectly seared bounding main scallops?  H5N1 sinch.  Chocolate Chip cookies?  H5N1 disaster.  To brand matters worse, at that topographic point is zero Mike likes to a greater extent than than a 'chewy, crunch, perfect chocolate flake cookie."  Ugh.
But these cookies, these cookies turned out beautifully.  Really.

The secret?  The recipe uses browned butter (vs. softened butter) that gives a sophisticated toffee flavor, crunchy brownish edges together with a chewy middle.  This is a non bad representative of what America's Test Kitchen is all most - they approach cooking inward a scientific, precise means that produces recipes that work, every unmarried time.

I know Mike volition move thrilled when he gets abode - thrilled together with shocked.

For the consummate recipe watch :
America's Test Kitchen's "Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies" Recipe

Begin yesteryear whisking together the dry out ingredients.
 In a saute pan, melt 10 tablespoons of butter.  Cook it on medium estrus until it has move brownish together with has a nutty aroma.
 Transfer the browned butter to a large bowl.  Stir inward four tablespoons of butter.
Stir until butter has melted.
 Add sugar.
 Add night brownish sugar.
Add vanilla.  
 Stir until smooth.
 Add egg together with egg yolk.
 Whisk until smooth.  The mixture is reminiscent of caramel - actually tempting to sample!

Let the mixture railroad train for iii minutes, together with then whisk for xxx seconds.   Repeat this twice until the mixture is shiny.
 Add inward dry out ingredients, stir until only combined.
Fold inward chocolate chips (I used chunks).
Scoop cookies out onto a parchment lined baking sheet*.

*I've switched to using pre-cut parchment sheets that agree perfectly inward a canvas pan... they are a dream.  They are non-stick together with you lot tin only throw them away later you lot move them.  I move them for everything - cookies, roasting vegetables, meatballs, etc.  I'm stocking them inward my store every bit i of my favorite "essentials" - 200 sheets for $12... which should move a yr supply. 

Bake i canvas at a fourth dimension for 10-12 minutes.
Admire, together with then transfer to a wire cooling rack.  Pour a drinking glass of milk together with aspect patiently... or not.