gltsoi (gltsoi) wrote,
gltsoi
gltsoi

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

Merry Christmas! I hope Santa brought you everything on your list. If he didn't, try it cookie recipe for next year!

This is an easy one bowl cookie recipe. Bonus: it uses melted butter for the times you forgot to leave the butter out to soften beforehand. They were soft and tender with a chewy edge. It reminded me of a snickdoodle, sans cinnamon. I used a smaller cookie scoop (1/4 cup makes a jumbo cookie).

Ingredients

14 tablespoons (7 ounces) unsalted butter, melted
1 3/4 cup (12 1/4 ounces) packed light brown sugar, divided
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Procedures

1. Adjust two oven racks to upper and lower middle positions and preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Stir butter, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, and salt in a large bowl until combined. Stir in egg and vanilla until combined. Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda to bowl and stir until combined.

3. Scoop 1/4 cup sized balls of dough onto baking sheets (7 to 8 per pan). Add remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar to now empty (unwashed) bowl. Roll each dough ball into sugar, return to pan, and press to about 1 inch thick.

4. Bake until tops have puffed and cracked, and edges are golden, 9 to 11 minutes, rotating pans from top to bottom and front to back halfway through baking. Let cool on pans for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to cool.

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies
Tags: cookie, dessert, recipe
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments