Waaaaayyyy back in 11th grade, in a high school cooking class, I learned how to make chocolate chip cookies from scratch. The teacher didn't believe in hand mixers, so she taught us how to cream the butter and sugar by hand. Literally. I don't stick my hands in the dough anymore--I use a spoon--but I still don't use hand mixers when making these cookies. Some habits are hard to break.
I discovered air-insulated cookie sheets a few years ago and haven't burned a cookie since. I love them. A must-have for cookie bakers.
|Going into the oven.|
At this point, I may have sampled some cookie dough. Just a smidge. Or a tablespoonful. Or four. Don't judge.
|Done! Nom, nom, nom.|