Engineering the Perfect Batch of Chocolate Chip Cookies Essay

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Chocolate chip cookies are a truly remarkable treat. In the cookie-baking process, little balls of wet dough are transformed into a crispy, brown and delicious treat. Baking the perfect batch of cookies is not easy. Morphing cookies from dough to deliciousness is a difficult process that takes a lot of time and preparation. Don’t be embarrassed if you have ever baked a terrible batch of cookies that wasn’t quite what you were expecting. Making a perfect batch is a task that takes some practice; your cookies could have turned out too flat, too burnt, or maybe too thick. It is hard to bake that perfect chocolate chip cookie that crunches vaguely here and there, oozing a chocolaty goodness, with a spot-on combination of salty, buttery and…show more content…
While the over is preheating, grab a bowl and whisk together the flour and baking powder or baking soda. In a separate bowl, combine the butter and both of the sugars; use an electric mixer at a medium speed until your batter becomes light and fluffy. When batter is at this point you can now reduce the speed of the electric mixer to low, and add the salt, vanilla, and eggs. Beat these ingredients together until they are well combined. Now it is time to combine your two bowls together. After both of your bowls are combined you can add any additional ingredients, like the chocolate chips. After you have stirred everything together and created your dough, place tablespoon-sized balls of the dough on a baking sheet, these need to be at least two inches apart from one another. When your oven is preheated, place the baking sheet inside, but make not to burn yourself! Bake the cookies for about 12 to 15 minutes. When the cookies are baked to your desire, remove the pan from oven and let the cookies sit for 4 to 5 minutes. After the cookies have cooled down a bit, transfer them to a wire rack or a plate so they can cool completely. Once cooled it is time to serve and enjoy your delicious chocolate chip cookies.
There are many different ways you can change up the recipe so that your cookies turn out exactly the way you prefer. If you want your cookies flat and chewy, you can
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