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Today I made one change which in my opinion, resulted in a better cookie. Rita, who tried this previously, assured me it would work. The change is to use only hard boiled eggs. The previous version used 1/4 of a hard boiled egg and 1 tablespoon of raw egg. This version …

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Published on October 14, 2008
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chocolate chip cookies

Today’s cookie is an extra special collaboration between three baking bloggers. Katrina (Baking and Boys), Rita (Clumbsy Cookie) and I shared the same idea of how we wanted a certain cookie to be, so we started with a base formula then made adjustments to the ingredients and technique until we agreed that the cookie had […]

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Published on October 13, 2008
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Inside of a Carol’s Cookie

by on October 5, 2008 · 32 comments

The inside of a Carol's Cookie

The family went to Sea World, leaving me home alone with lots of free time. So here’s a picture of the inside of a Carol’s Cookie. The best I can describe is that it has a crispy/crumbly/sandy shell and dense, smooth, firm, non-chewy but not-hard center. The flavor I bought, chocolate …

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Published on October 5, 2008
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Big Fat Copy Cats!

by on May 20, 2008 · 5 comments

Levain’s cookies may or not be the best, but they’ve inspired several copy cats. Thanks to those who have put in their best efforts at making big, fat, cookies like the ones from NYC. I’m pasting one from the previous comments, as well as a copy cat created by Lisa who comments on Sugood Sweets. […]

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Published on May 20, 2008
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Huge Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on May 20, 2008 · 43 comments

Chocolate Chip Cookie

Allow me to introduce myself. I am the phantom of Cookie Madness and I’m here because my sweet angel of cookies (Anna) promised never to speak of LEVAIN COPY CAT COOKIES again. Before I take her away (by boat) to my lair in a foggy swamp, I will share with you one more secret copy […]

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Published on May 20, 2008
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Chocolate Chip Cookies. Big Ones.

by on May 17, 2008 · 27 comments

Final

This is the last word on those cookies – the one I’ve been talking about on and off for months. The closest I’ve come, and the closest I’ll think I’ll come since I do not have a bread oven (which someone said might be used for the original cookies) is this. This recipe makes two […]

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Published on May 17, 2008
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Chocolate Chip Cookie

Update: Before you make these, read this updated version of the recipe which uses bread flour. Levain Clone This morning I decided to do another little experiment with the Levain copycat recipe. Since it was an experiment, I made a very small batch, which yielded only 3 cookies. If you like the cookies, you can […]

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Published on May 6, 2008
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Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on April 30, 2008 · 82 comments

Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies

…it’s a cookie photo. After all the fuss over Levain cookies, a reader named Katrina promised that when she went to New York, she’d go to the Levain bakery, take a photo of the cookie and give a review. Well, here’s the photo.  And by the way, holy cow.  Katrina’s review is after the photo. UPDATE:  […]

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Published on April 30, 2008