Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Roshuni Samuel Recipe

By Roshuni Samuel Roshuni

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While in search of the perfect Chocolate Chip recipe I found this one. The browned butter gives it a nutty flavor and adds to its richness. I also learned that the lemon juice helps to activate the baking soda!

Yield: About 2 1/2 dozen.

Recipe Source: Adapted from

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These are not your average chocolate chip cookies!  This should be your go-to recipe the next time you're in need of a chocolate fix. I'll admit that the prep is a bit more labor intensive than your regular chocolate chip cookie recipe, but the pay-off is well worth the effort. 


2 1/4 c
bread flour
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 tsp
baking soda
2 stick
butter, unsalted
1/4 c
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, dark, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
half and half cream (or milk)
1 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 large
1 large
egg yolk
2 c
chocolate chips (bittersweet)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Kathy Kanosky mosfour
Oct 6, 2014
These are by far the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever made! Thanks so much!
Lin Larson bumblebeester
Jan 26, 2014
Pinched and pinned. Thanks so much for a lovely and unique recipe. Chocolate chip cookies are my family's fav!
Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Dec 17, 2013
Roshuni, this recipe sure takes the chocolate chip cookie to a whole other level. I loved browning the butter and the smell is just intoxicating. Love your recipe!!!!!
Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Dec 17, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!