Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick And Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 1/8 cups flour
½ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
1 ½ sticks of unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yoke
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 – 2 cups chocolate chips or chunks (semisweet or bittersweet)

Preheat oven to 325
Using large bowl whisk together flour, salt, baking soda
Using mixer on medium speed, beat butter, sugar and brown sugar thoroughly
Mix in egg, egg yoke and vanilla
Add flour and mix until just combined
Add chocolate chips

Form ¼ cup dough into a ball
Holding ball use finger tips to pull ball in half
Rotate 90 degrees with jagged surfaces exposed
Join halves together at base forming a single cookie
Do not smooth dough’s uneven surface
Place on baking sheets about 9 balls per sheet

Bake until cookies are light golden brown and outer edges start to harden yet center are still soft and puffy 15 – 18 minutes

Remove from oven and cool

Makes about 18 cookies

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