Brown butter chocolate chip cookies

Based on 5 ratings

Johanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“Brown butter and brown sugar enhance your chocolate chip cookies with a caramel flavor. Balanced with sea salt flakes, it's the perfect combination. It's important to use a mixture of chocolate with 50% cacao and 70% cacao, so the cookies won't be too sweet in the end. #stayhomekeepcooking”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
9
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
egg
egg yolk
200 g flour
120 g brown sugar
50 g sugar
¼ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla extract
50 g milk chocolate
100 g bittersweet chocolate
140 g butter
3 g sea salt

Utensils

  • whisk
  • pot
  • bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • 2 baking sheets
  • 2 parchment paper

Nutrition per serving

Cal
280
Protein
3 g
Fat
15 g
Carb
33 g
  • Step 1/4

    Melt butter in a small pot and bring to a "boil." While constantly whisking, let it simmer and splutter until the butter smells nutty and is light brown in color. Transfer to a bowl to stop the cooking process, and let the butter cool down to room temperature.
    • 140 g butter
    • whisk
    • pot
    • bowl

    Melt butter in a small pot and bring to a "boil." While constantly whisking, let it simmer and splutter until the butter smells nutty and is light brown in color. Transfer to a bowl to stop the cooking process, and let the butter cool down to room temperature.

  • Step 2/4

    Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Mix brown butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Add egg and egg yolk and stir to combine. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and keep stirring until a smooth dough forms.
    • egg
    • egg yolk
    • 200 g flour
    • 120 g brown sugar
    • 50 g sugar
    • ¼ tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 g sea salt
    • wooden spoon

    Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Mix brown butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Add egg and egg yolk and stir to combine. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and keep stirring until a smooth dough forms.

  • Step 3/4

    Roughly chop both chocolates, you should use one with 50% cacao, and one with 70% cacao. Fold chopped chocolate into the dough. Portion the dough into 12 equal-sized balls and transfer to two parchment-lined baking sheets. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt and bake for approx. 9 min.
    • 50 g milk chocolate
    • 100 g bittersweet chocolate
    • 2 baking sheets
    • 2 parchment paper

    Roughly chop both chocolates, you should use one with 50% cacao, and one with 70% cacao. Fold chopped chocolate into the dough. Portion the dough into 12 equal-sized balls and transfer to two parchment-lined baking sheets. Sprinkle with flaky sea salt and bake for approx. 9 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Enjoy!

    Enjoy!