Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Roshuni Samuel


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

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15 Min



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)

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

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