All Hail The Cookie Nerd, Fabricator Of Perfect Cookie Formulas

This machine measures, whips up individual cookies
Oct 31, 2014 9:00 am

You say you've got your chocolate chip cookie recipe down pat and it's the best, but do you? And is it really? Unless you've got pro-nerd Ben Krasnow's program in your computerized cookie batter-mixing don't. And it's not. Witness the science behind baking the perfect chocolate chip cookie (according to your own personal tastes). You might want to pour out a glass of milk now, before your hands start shaking from excitement.  

François Payard's Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe

Flourless ultra-chocolatey cookies for Passover
Apr 11, 2014 1:00 pm
flourless chocolate cookies

Put away the fruit platter. Okay fine, serve a fruit platter but don't let Passover's special holiday Kosher rules keep you from baking up a pile of these incredibly rich and fudgy chocolate walnut cookies from beloved NYC pâtissier François Payard. These flourless cookies will become an instant hit, so memorize the super-simple recipe. You'll need it again. 

Peruvian Caramel Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Delicious little cookies for your sweet tooth
Apr 7, 2014 2:00 pm
Photo: Francoise Villeneuve

Food writer and recipe developer Francoise Villeneuve has been researching Peruvian food for an upcoming story and threw us her own formula for alfajores, caramel sandwich cookies that pair perfectly with Peruvian coffee.

The Official Girl Scout Cookie Bracket Is Here!

Thin Mints and Tagalongs are the favorites
Mar 11, 2014 9:30 am

Is this the year that a Cinderella will pull off the ultimate upset? Might Cranberry Citrus Crisps defy the odds and muscle their way to the Final Four? USA Today’s sports blog For The Win has released its March Madness bracket…of Girl Scout Cookie flavors. Read on.

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Simple? Check. Addictive? You bet. Cookie time!
Jan 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Photo: Chad Robertson

We'd be thilled if San Fran staple Tartine Bakery churned out a cookbook every year. Until #4, we'll gladly amuse ourselves with newly released Tartine Book No. 3. Dive into heirloom and sprouted grain breads, pastries and other treats, thanks to the mastery of co-owner Chad Robertson. These peanut butter cookies contain the secret ingredient: jelly.

Salted Triple Chocolate Brownie Batter Cookies Recipe

Cookies made with brownie batter? Um, yes.
Oct 30, 2013 2:00 pm

Finally, a cookbook exclusively for frosting! Author Heather Saffer won Food Network'sCupcake Wars, owns Dollop Gourmet Cupcakery in upstate New York and published this cookbook last month. They had us at "salted triple chocolate..."

Hack Of The Day: Make Cookie Butter With Basically Any Cookie

Homemade cookie butter in 4 foolproof steps
Sep 10, 2013 1:00 pm

I first had cookie butter on a Belgian waffle from a food truck. They called it speculoos, I called it crack and unless you've never been inside a Trader Joe's, you've seen people carrying armloads of cookie butter jars to unsuspecting carts otherwise filled with wholesome food. It's literally just that: spreadable cookies. Here's how to make your own.

The Cookie Recipe That Caught The Eye Of Jacques Torres And Dorie Greenspan

Portofignos creation voted to pair best with Port
Apr 23, 2013 3:46 pm

Port company Fonseca recently announced the winner of its BIN 27 Port & Cookie Rumble contest, with Maureen Dudgeon of Kansas City taking home the grand prize for her “Portofignos” cookie creation. As part of the competition, cookie lovers nationwide were invited to submit their favorite, original cookie that pairs best with BIN 27 Port. The winning recipe, after the jump.


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