Light Chocolate Chip Cookies (Cook's Illustrated)

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter and set aside to cool.
  • Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment or foil.
  • Whisk the flour, baking soda and salt together in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the melted butter, egg and vanilla together.
  • Stir in the brown sugar until smooth, smearing any clumps against the side of the bowl.
  • Stir in the flour mixture and 1/3 cup (3 oz.) of the chocolate chips until thoroughly combined.
  • Using level tablespoon of dough each time, roll dough into balls and place on cookie sheets about 2 1/2 inches apart.
  • Press remaining chips into top of the dough( about 3 chips per cookie.).
  • Bake, one tray at a time, until edges are golden and centers are just set, 11-13 minutes. Do not overbake.
  • Cool the cookies on baking sheets for 5 min., then transfer to a wire rack or serve warm.
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