Shirley Corriher's Chocolate Chip Cookies, Medium Version

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

Adapted from Cookwise. Many people have asked about what will make a cookie flatter or puffier. Culinary scientist Shirley Corriher has three versions of chocolate chip cookies to illustrate the differences; this is the medium version. I have also posted the puffy version: Shirley Corriher's Chocolate Chip Cookies, Puffy Version The thin version was previously posted here as Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Top Review by breezermom

My son is always asking for chocolate chip cookies that are crisp on the outside, but soft and gooey on the inside. I've found them! Hope they ship well, because I'm going to ship them to him at college. I did lower the cooking temp to 350 degrees, but otherwise I made as posted. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Set aside.
  3. Beat butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Add corn syrup.
  5. Add egg and beat thoroughly.
  6. Beat in vanilla.
  7. Gradually add dry ingredients and beat on low speed until thoroughly combined.
  8. Stir in chips.
  9. Drop onto lightly greased cookie sheets and bake at for about 12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.

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