Crispy caramel edges hold soft and chewey centers, the original legendary project cookie. They seldom last long out of the oven, giving rise to their "plasma" moniker. As Hawkes once exclaimed after a decided premature consumption incident, "These things are like 40% chocolate and 60% hotter than the sun! It's a plasma cookie." Indeed.
My white whale project, these cookies have been achieved on half a dozen occasions out of 40-odd attempts. The recipe started to stabilize around Polymorphic Mk 24 and the results are always spectacular. the goal is to hit three textures with smooth transitions between each:
Recipes available upon request. Recommended equipment:
I can talk science on chocolate cookies all day. Someday maybe this page will be filled with the finer points of chocolate chip cookie baking. Maybe. If I feel like sharing. And I like you.