Chewy Matcha and Black Sesame Sugar Cookies
Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2021
Our recipe for Chewy Sugar Cookies come together quickly and uses a combination of butter and vegetable oil to produce a chewy texture that lasts for days. We already have a few flavor variations for the cookie, but we couldn't resist adding another.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For optimal chewiness, we adjusted the fat in our sugar cookie recipe until it hit a ratio of approximately 1 part saturated fat (butter) to 3 parts unsaturated fat (vegetable oil). Instead of creaming the fat and sugar, we whisked them tog...