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Duff Goldman's Thin & Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Duff Goldman's Thin & Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Thin & Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies


1 cup, 2 Tbsp. flour

¾ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. baking soda

1 ¾ sticks butter, softened

1 cup light brown sugar

¾ cup granulated sugar

1 large egg, plus 1 egg yolk

2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

⅓ cup water (room temp)

2 cups chocolate chips

Mix flour, salt, and baking soda, and set aside. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugars. Add the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla, and beat well. Then mix in water and flour mixture. Stir chocolate chips in by hand. Scoop balls of dough (smaller than golf balls) on a baking sheet and chill in the freezer one hour. To bake, place cookie balls 3” apart on a baking sheet and flatten to about ¼” thick with the flat bottom of a glass. Bake 20-25 minutes at 325° F.

Pastry chef, TV personality, and cookbook author Jeff “Duff” Goldman was born on December 17, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan. Goldman’s passion for cooking began at the age of four. He started his professional food service career when he was 14 and has worked in kitchens and bakeshops ever since. Renowned for his innovative creations at his Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, MD, Chef Goldman is one of the most sought-after cake makers in the country. He hosted the popular Food Network show Ace of Cakes for ten years and has authored multiple cookbooks, including a cookbook for kids.

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