Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies~


Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies...adapted from Cook's Illustrated's Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

14 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 3/4 cup flour
1 1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, chunks or discs

Preheat oven to 375
º.

Melt 10 tablespoons of the butter in a saucepan over medium high heat till melted. Continue cooking a couple more minutes till butter is golden brown with a nutty fragrance.  Pour into heatproof bowl, and add the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter.  Stir till melted.

Add sugars, then vanilla.  Mix in egg and egg yolk.  Add baking soda, then flour and mix till just combined.  Add chocolate.

Use 3-4 tablespoon scoop to make dough balls.  Place about 2 inches apart on parchment lined cookie sheets.  Bake 10-14 minutes or till cookies are golden.  Cool on rack.

Makes 12-16 large cookies.
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