Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 1996, America's Test Kitchen TV

After testing 40 variations, we discover how to make a thick, chewy gourmet shop cookie at home.

SERVESMakes 1 1/2 dozen 3-inch cookies

TIME45 minutes, plus 20 minutes cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Nowadays, chocolate chip cookies sold in gourmet shops and cafés always come jumbo-sized (think saucer plate). These cookies are incredibly appealing and satisfying—thick and chewy rounds loaded with as many chocolate chips as they can hold...

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