The warm chocolate and crispy cookie melts in
your mouth. This recipe will make any size cookie you can
imagine. The time for cooking ranges from 6–20 minutes. This
recipe is for crisp or soft cookies. See the variation at the
end of the recipe if you only want to use 1 egg. I also use this
recipe to make a giant size cookie that takes 20 minutes to
bake. You can use regular dark brown sugar, regular salt and
regular all-purpose flour but the results will not compare. The
secret to this recipe is the King Arthur flour, French sea salt
and muscovado sugar. This dough can be flattened and frozen.
Bake a little longer when you start with frozen dough.
teaspoon – 2 tablespoons vanilla (depending on taste)
cups King Arthur unbleached all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon French sea salt, crushed in a mortar and pestle
– 2 pkgs chocolate chips
Hint: Regulate the chocolate content according to
for chocolate 2
packages will make the cookies thicker and they
ship very well. 2 cups seems
perfect and more will seem like
1. Preheat the oven to 350˚.
2. In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon or mixer on low to cream
sugar, muscovado sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs and
3. Measure the flour, baking soda and salt over the butter
mixture. Beat on
stir until blended. Then, stir in chocolate chips.
4. Place 2 tablespoons of dough two inches apart (or vary size)
8–12 minutes. Bake large cookies for up to 20 minutes or
for 6 minutes.
1: Substitute sliced candied ginger for the chocolate chips
and add in a few dashes of apple pie
Variation 2: For crisp cookies, use only 1 egg and
roll 2 tablespoons
dough into a ball. Space 2 inches apart on cookie sheets
flatten with your palm.
Variation 3: Use a variety of chocolate chips or
flavored baking chips.
Variation 4: Turn baked and slightly cooled
cookies over and
put them under the broiler for a few seconds
just until the edges are
Yes, I’ve had requests for slightly burnt cookies.
Hint: If you use salted butter, adapt the recipe
for less salt,
Makes delicious cookies that will beg for milk…
otherwise your cookies will taste too
Mortar & Pestle Page
is what makes things taste bad
when it isn't in them.