Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2009, America's Test Kitchen TV

We set out to achieve a cookie that was crisp at the edges, chewy in the middle, and full of rich toffee flavor. The result? One of our most popular recipes of all time.

SERVES Makes 16 cookies

TIME 1 hour, plus 20 minutes cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe had to produce a cookie that would be moist and chewy on the inside and crisp at the edges, with deep notes of toffee and butterscotch to balance its sweetness. Melting the butter gave us the chewine...

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