Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) shared an unconventional hack for baking perfect chocolate-chip cookies. In a Facebook Watch video, she topped her chocolate-chip cookies with an extra pat of butter before putting them in the oven. I tried the trick, which promised cookies with crisp edges and a chewy middle, and […]
To make chocolate chip cookies healthier, consider adding nuts for a boost of protein or antioxidant-rich dark chocolate chips. Swap out butter, which is high in cholesterol, for a healthier fat alternative like olive oil or avocado oil. Exchanging all-purpose flour for whole-wheat flour and refined sugar for coconut sugar […]
I made chocolate chip cookies using recipes from celebrity chefs Duff Goldman, Alton Brown, and Martha Stewart to see which was the best. Brown’s super precise recipe resulted in delicious, fluffy cookies that were also the smallest of the group. Stewart’s recipe resulted in chocolate-laden cookies that were extremely tasty, […]
I made common baking mistakes (on purpose!) as I was baking chocolate-chip cookies to see how they would affect the texture and taste. From measuring flour improperly to mistaking baking powder for baking soda, there’s a lot that can go wrong. Leaving out flour resulted in a crispy cookie, and […]
Iconic foods have been created because of happy accidents. Cornflakes were invented while trying to make granola. ICEEs and popsicles weren’t meant to be frozen, but people liked the beverages better that way. Corn puffs were created by cleaning an animal feed grinding machine. Not all mistakes are bad. Following […]
We asked professional chefs from around the US to tell us about their favourite store-bought cookie dough. Many chefs agreed that Nestlé Toll House’s chocolate chip cookie dough is a clear winner. Other top contenders include Trader Joe’s chunky chocolate chip cookie dough, Whole Foods 365 sugar cookie dough, and […]
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