To say you have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe in the world is quite a claim. In fact, it’s impossible. How on earth can you assert that your perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe is better than another, completely different one? The truth is you cannot.
So, is this headline also a lie? No! I gift unto you the ability to control your cookie dough. What a thing to have! Here are the key tips and tricks to help you achieve your own chocolate chip cookie perfection. Whether you covet a cookie that’s crispy or cakey, chewy or gooey, we’re here to help.
If you need a starting to point to begin experimenting to find your ideal cookie, try this recipe. Then find your ideal description below and follow the instructions to achieve your perfect cookie!
Crispy with a soft center — Use 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda.
Gooey — Under-bake your cookies by about a minute.
Chewy — Use cake flour instead of all-purpose flour.
Chewy with a crispy top — Use melted butter.
Dark and cakey — Use all brown sugar.
More intensely flavorful — Chill your dough for 24 hours before baking.
Crunchy and cakey — Bake your cookies at 425 degrees F.
Flat and with a toffee flavor — Bake your cookies at 300 degrees F.