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BEST Ever Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

There is a reason I can say that. These cookies are adapted from the NY Times BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. With a couple of simple modifications, the recipe became a Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie!

Well, its actually chocolate, chocolate, chocolate chip cookie, but that’s just a touch redundant don’t you think?

To which my husband would say, “No. it’s an accurate representation of the ingredients, redundant is excessive use of, or not useful.”

To which I say, “Shut up. No cookies for you.”

Then he takes one anyway and smacks me on the behind.

Then I punch him within the arm.

The end.

We loved all the various layers of flavor in these cookies.

One thing I recommend: don’t SKIP THE REFRIGERATION TIME! I do know it adds each day to the method, but it’s worthwhile. Also, the dough is yummy so you’ll snack thereon if you’re insanely patient like me.

Don’t skip the salt either. It really makes a difference.

Ingredients

  • 1 c 6 ounces good quality semi-sweet chocolate, chopped finely
  • 2 c semi-sweet chocolate chopped (chips are fine)
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • sugar
  • 1 heaping cup 8 ounces granulated
  • 1 1/4 c 10 ounces light brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 sticks 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 2/3 c 8 1/2 ounces bread flour
  • 2 c cake flour
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 c white chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Place 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate finely chopped (or chips) in microwave safe measuring cup and add in 2 tablespoons butter. Heat for 45 seconds, then remove and stir. If chocolate is not all melted, return to microwave for 10 second increments until fully melted.
  2. Sift flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Using a mixer with a paddle attachment, cream room temperature butter and sugars until light and fluffy – about 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time.
  4. Slowly add in melted (and slightly cooled) chocolate and vanilla.
  5. With mixer on low speed, add dry ingredients slowly, mixing until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Refrigerate dough for 24-36 hours. (Do not skip this step!)
  7. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350. (325 convection)
  8. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake. Slightly gooey centers is the best way to eat!

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