Exaggerated chocolate chip cookies

A couple of days ago I was doing the shopping and I found the biggest chocolate chips ever. In Italy we have small ones (we call them gocce – drops, as they are really tiny). It goes without saying I had to make chocolate chip cookies! Usually, when i don’t have the right kind of chocolate chips, I use chopped dark chocolate and it works as well. But this time…Omg, the cookies turned out great!

Between a thousand recipes for Chocolate Chip Cookies I choose one from Martha Stewart’s book ‘Cookies’ my baby gave me (I love him also cause he perfectly knows a book like that makes me happier than anything else). It’s not the traditional recipe, as it’s rather cakey than chewy. But I definitely love it!

CAKEY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Prep Time: 10 min             Baking Time: 10-12 min            

To make about 36 cookies

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 tablespoons (1 3/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups (about 12 ounces) semisweet and/or milk chocolate chips

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking soda; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter with both sugars; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to low; add the salt, vanilla, and eggs. Beat until well mixed, about 1 minute. Add flour mixture; mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  2. Drop heaping tablespoon-size balls of dough about 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake until cookies are golden around the edges and set in the center, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely.
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