11 Chocolate Chip Cookie Mistakes You're Probably Making
Billions of chocolate chip cookies are eaten per year and some are definitely better than others! Here are 11 mistakes to avoid with yours.
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Using low-quality chocolate
Great cookies start with great ingredients, so don't cheap out on the chocolate. If you can't find high-quality chocolate chips in the grocery store, buy a bar or block of chocolate and chop it up yourself. You want a minimum of 60% cacao, as this delicious recipe suggests.
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Chef Tips and Tricks
These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!
- 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
- 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
- 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup / 150g of flour
- 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
- Salted caramel
- Melted dark chocolate
In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.
Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.
Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.
Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.