Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies with Cornstarch | The Blonde Buckeye

What can you do to elevate your chocolate chip cookies?  Well, there are several things that I’ve figured out recently to make the PERFECT chocolate chip cookies: One, is topping them with sea salt before baking.  The salt really brings out the chocolate.  Next, adding cornstarch.  This makes the inside super chewy with a slight crisp on the edges.  Another big one, is chilling the dough before they bake (so they don’t spread too thin).  One more?  Using 2 different kinds of chocolate.  My picks were semi-sweet & dark.  I know, cray-zay.

I made these for one of our close friends, who might have a slight obsession with chocolate chip cookies.  He said they were the best he’s ever had, which trust me, is everything.  Sometimes the most common & traditional foods, like chocolate chip cookies, are the hardest to perfect.  These are absolute perfection.

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