Alton Brown's Chewy Cookies Recipe

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Alton Brown's Chewy Cookies
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  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottom medium saucepan over low heat.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda and set aside.
  4. Pour the melted butter in the mixer's work bowl.
  5. Add the sugar and brown sugar.
  6. Cream the butter and sugars on medium speed.
  7. Add the egg, yolk, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  8. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture until thoroughly combined.
  9. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  10. Chill the dough, then scoop onto parchment-lined baking sheets, 6 cookies per sheet.
  11. Bake for 14 minutes or until golden brown, checking the cookies after 5 minutes.
  12. Rotate the baking sheet for even browning.
  13. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 105.84 Kcal (443 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.45g 8%
Cholesterol 13.97mg 5%
Sodium 60.57mg 3%
Potassium 15.27mg 0%
Total Carbs 14.08g 5%
Sugars 9.15g 37%
Dietary Fiber 0.65g 3%
Protein 1.11g 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 436.79 Kcal (1829 kJ)
Calories from fat 202.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.5g 8%
Cholesterol 57.66mg 5%
Sodium 249.96mg 3%
Potassium 63mg 0%
Total Carbs 58.11g 5%
Sugars 37.78g 37%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 3%
Protein 4.58g 2%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 1%
Iron 2.1mg 3%
Calcium 28.9mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.4
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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