Chocolate Chip Cookies for Grown-ups is what Milk Street calls these toasted rye flour chocolate chip cookies. I was a little skeptical at first, but tried them anyway.
Toasted Rye Flour
Along with the rye, the cookies have a full tablespoon of molasses. I've made cookies with rye flour, cookies with molasses and cookies with toasted all-purpose flour, but this was the first recipe I'd ever tried with toasted rye flour and molasses. As a bonus, the rye toasting in the oven made the whole house smell good -- almost like popcorn.
Chocolate Chip Cookies for Grown-ups Batter
Here are a few pictures from the process. As mentioned, I was a little worried at first that the cookies might taste a little too grown-up.
And after my first bite I did find that the flavor was a little strong, but all the flavors mellowed out a bit towards the end and I really started appreciating the interestingness of the cookies. My family, especially my daughter, did too.