Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Scrumptious Wednesday {week 1} - The BEST CC cookies

I have decided to have Wednesdays be dedicated to recipes on my blog. 
In the last few months I have been trying a lot of new recipes and it has been loads of fun. 
So make sure to check back every Wednesday for something delicious...
Maybe I will name it 
Scrumptious Wednesday
yup. I like it. 

Confession: I am obsessed with sweets. Ice cream. Candy. Brownies. cookies. You name it, I will most likely eat it. So beware a lot of these Scrumptious Wednesday posts will probably include something sweet! One of my favorite things in the world is a good chocolate chip cookie. I have shared my favorite recipe before, which includes pudding... BUT, this recipe surpasses it. yup. That is right.
 All thanks to one very special ingredient. 
 Listen up folks, this is the BEST chocolate chip cookie recipe ever!


{note: original recipe via}

3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons corn starch
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk chocolate chips

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2.  In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugars until fluffy and light in color. Add egg and vanilla and blend in.

3.  Mix in flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt. Stir in chocolate chunks.

4.  Using a standard-sized cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop dough onto a prepared baking sheet.  Bake for 8-10 minutes, until barely golden brown around the edges. 

5.  Let cool, on the sheet, on a wire rack for five minutes.  Remove from baking sheet and let cool completely.  Makes approximately 3 dozen.  

Did you see the secret ingredient??? 
Yup. Cornstarch. It makes them so soft and delectable.

Do you have a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe?


  1. I have a favorite oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, but sometimes you don't want any oats! I've tried a few recipes but haven't found a favorite yet. I'll be sure to try these next!

  2. i definitely judge a chocolate chip cookie on looks. and this looks amazing. it will be the next recipe we try! and agreeing with danielle, i want a rich and dense cookie without the oats! perfect.

  3. these look scrumptious!! corn starch does sound funny but I have to try it!

  4. So glad you stopped by not only for your cute blog but for this scrumptious recipe! So glad to have met you!

  5. These look so yummy! i love cookies!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  6. I don't think I've ever had a bad chocolate chip cookie.

  7. I am totally going to make these this weekend- I am always in this constant hunt to find a good recipe! Thanks for sharing these. Happy Halloween! xo

  8. This recipe sounds delicious! Thank you for sharing. Thank you for following my blog earlier. I have followed you back. :)

    Happy Halloween!

  9. This looks delicious! Thanks for stopping by and following! I'm following back.

  10. These look amazing!! I found you on the hop!

  11. Oh I am completely obsessed with treats too- it's really bad!! These cookies look so good! I've been trying lots of different chocolate cookie recipes to see what the best one I can find is. I'm definitely going to try this one! Happy Halloween to you!

  12. SUCH a great idea!!!! I will definitely have to try this!

  13. Who knew corn starch could be so handy!? I love all things sweet too, but I try to tone it down and eat food with actual nutritional value.

    Thanks for the ad today :)

  14. yum! i will be trying this! I don't have a chocolate chip recipe that is my favorite...yet :) We are your newest followers, we would love for you to stop by and follow if you like what you see xo

  15. Oh gosh, this is dangerous! I'll probably want to make these all the time now!
    xo TJ

  16. say what corn starch, i need to try it out and see how different it is than my normal cookie dough recipe without cornstarch. i always love a basic chocolate chip cookie

  17. These look so delicious! I'm gonna try them as soon as possible and let you know how great they are, but until then, I had to drop by and let you know that I've nominated you for a Versatile Blogger Award!!! Simply because... well you're versatile and awesome and I've been loving your blog ever since finding this gem randomly some weeks ago :)


  18. What a great idea, and they look yummy! Cornstarch, interesting I'm going to have to try them!

  19. I am always on the hunt to find the eat chocolate chip cookies, and I can't wait to try these! In fact I will right now. :)

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