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hard boiled egg cookie

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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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
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More Big Fat Copy Cats

by on February 27, 2008 · 15 comments

big cookie

This afternoon I tested out a recipe mentioned in the comment section two posts back. A few people have said these are similar to the cookies at Levain bakery, but I can’t say since I haven’t been there. These are definitely fat and have a soft insides, but they don’t look particularly like Levain’s. I […]

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Published on February 27, 2008