This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s COOKIES. Chocolate Chip Cookies. Specifically, CHEWY chocolate chip cookies (my favourite kind!).
I can’t imagine a time when I won’t be creating new chocolate chip cookies. This latest addition to my collection is chewy and a bit crunchy on the edges. That it’s got oatmeal is almost a secret—there’s not much, it’s not really visible and until the cookie’s a day old, its taste is in the background—but it’s part of what makes the chewiness so winning.
These were super easy to make – the dough comes together in a few minutes and you don’t even need beaters or a hand mixer to do any of the work! I scooped the cookies out using the 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop per Dorie’s instructions and instead of just chilling them, I froze them straight away (consulted with Dorie who said they can absolutely be baked from frozen).
I baked these from frozen per Dorie and they took just a minute longer than the listed baking time. I also banged the trays halfway through baking to flatten them (they had a weird bump in the middle that I wasn’t sure would flatten).
These were SOOOOO good I had to hide them from myself 😉 I only baked a few to start with but am very content in the knowledge that there are a bunch more of these cookies ready to bake in my freezer 🙂
Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies on page 246 of Everyday Dorie or here.
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