Posts tagged Cookies
World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (Whatever's in the Pantry Version)

When I got it in my head that I wanted to make some cookies, I decided I wanted to really go for it. I didn't google the easiest or quickest recipes, but instead found myself in an internet hole of "world's best," "ultimate," "perfect," ultra complex recipes. 

I hit a goldmine when I found Serious Eats' Food Lab article from 2013. The in-depth article explores the science behind the cookie. The author did an incredible amount of work trying to perfect the recipe - maybe too much work. 

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Christmas Butter Cookies Recipe with Karen V

Every year for Christmas, my mom's girlfriend Karen V bakes a bountiful supply of Christmas cookies. Conversely, I am known for poor planning and burning things. So, we visited with Karen this past weekend to eat and talk and laugh and "help" make some yummy butter cookies.  

Even though this December has been sunny and in the 60s, we tried to conjure some Christmas spirit with carols and pizza. It was so fun! And it took all day. Christmas cookies are hard. Luckily, there was a revolving door of generous visitors and colorful helpers, though none as colorful as Karen herself. 

We started the day with egg sandwiches because some of us may have been over-served the night before. And, true to form, everything about this event was a (moveable) mess: 

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Joe's Cooking Corner: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

The world's most handsome man baked the world's most delicious cookies for me the other day. Usually when he cooks or bakes, Joe likes to go way off book: adding maple syrup to almost anything, melted ice cream in place of milk, Refrigerator Surprise. But this time he followed the recipe almost exactly. With the exception of inaccurate measuring, the use of a potato masher, and the addition of orange and cream flavored crunchies to one half of the dough. 

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