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Flourless Monster cookie recipe
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Flourless Monster Cookie Recipe | Easy & Delicious

Cooks in 25 Difficulty Easy

The BEST and easiest flourless monster cookie recipe for any baker! These are super soft, thick, and filled with peanut butter, oats, M&Ms and chocolate chips. The best part? No standing kitchen mixer is needed. All the mixing is done by hand! What are Monster Cookies? A flourless monster cookie […]

mini apple tart recipe
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Mini Apple Tarts | Special Fall Dessert Recipe

Mini Apple Tarts recipe: Perfect when you want individual desserts for a special occasion. The bottom is a shortbread crust, the filling is made of cinnamon-spiced apples, and the topping is an easy oat streusel. Make this special dessert recipe the next time you want to impress your dinner guests! […]

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8ight Pocha Restaurant | Japanese Korean Cuisine in Federal Way

Japanese and Korean cuisine, in one? Located south of Seattle, 8ight Pocha combined traditional and street Korean and Japanese foods into one delicious menu. From creative sushi rolls to sashimi to Teokbokki to Korean fried chicken, there is something for every foodie. 8ight Izakaya | Japanese and Korean Restaurant Pronounced […]

How Do You: Grate Butter | For Flaky Baked Goods
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How Do You: Grate Butter | For Flaky Baked Goods

Grate Butter: This is the BEST way to super flaky and tender baked goods. Many recipes will have you incorporate butter by rubbing it in with your hands or using a pastry blender, but grating in butter will incorporate the fat into the dry goods evenly and quickly. Grate Butter […]

Gummy Bread | What happened and What to Do
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Gummy Bread | What Happened and What to Do

Gummy bread is when it’s not fully baked. This occurs in breads made with yeast or a chemical leavener, like baking powder or baking soda. It looks wet, moist, spongy, and not fully cooked. This is a very common baking mistake by beginner and veteran bakers. Learn and understand what […]

Pumpkin Scone Recipe
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Pumpkin Scone Recipe | Starbucks Copy

A classic pumpkin scone recipe that is similar, if not better, than Starbuck’s popular pumpkin scone. If you are looking to start your fall and pumpkin baking journey, this pumpkin scone recipe is a classic and great for beginners! Ingredients for Pumpkin Scones Steps in Making Pumpkin Scones More Tips […]

Browned Butter Banana Tart
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Browned Butter Banana Tart | Easy Fancy Dessert

Browned Butter Banana Tart is an easy dessert for all bakers of all levels. If you need an extra special and fancy dessert recipe, this is it! There are three simple parts to this tart dessert recipe: crust, filling, and sliced fresh bananas. Perfect for any time of year! STEPS […]

Streusel Topping with Oats
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Streusel Topping with Oats Recipe | 4 Easy Ingredients

Cooks in 25 Difficulty Easy

Streusel Topping with Oats: top any delicious baked goodies with this easy recipe. Think: pies, muffins, banana bread, or coffee cake. It’s a mix of of oats, butter, and sugar to make any goodie extra sweet! This Oatmeal Streusel Topping recipe is super easy and great for beginner bakers, or […]

Duke's Seafood Restaurant
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Duke’s Seafood | Seattle’s Best Seafood Restaurants

Duke’s Seafood Restaurant: With 7 locations around the Puget Sound, Duke’s Seafood leads the way when it comes to delicious and sustainable seafood menu choices. From a classic chowder to refreshing salads to salmon entrees, there is truly something for any seafood lover. ABOUT DUKE’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS Started in 1976, […]

Yomie's Rice X Yogurt in Bellevue
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Yomie’s Rice X Yogurt in Bellevue | Crossroad’s Newest Cafe

Yomie’s Rice X Yogurt in Bellevue: A new café in the Crossroads neighborhood that serves creamy rice and yogurt based drinks. Enjoy a fresh, delightful, and delicious drink in a charming environment. Serving a large variety of flavors, there is a yogurt drink for everyone! What is Yomie’s Rice X […]

demetri's woodstone taverna
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Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna | Edmond’s Vibrant Hangout

Located right by Edmonds-Kingston Ferry, Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna gives diners a wide variety of seafood, hot and cold tapas, unique cocktails, flatbreads, and other European fare. Foodies of all taste palettes can rejoice because there is something for everyone, including beverages! Food of Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna From tapas to appetizers […]

Gelatin versus Collagen
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Gelatin versus Collagen | What Are They?

Gelatin versus Collagen: What is gelatin? What is collagen? Both have recently gained popularity in the food and health world. But what exactly are they? Are they the same? Simply, they are DIFFERENT but both are widely used in people’s cooking and consumption. Read more to understand the WHY. What […]

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Isarn Thai Soul Kitchen | Downtown Kirkland’s Best Thai

When it is sunny and warm outside, downtown Kirkland is the place to eat and enjoy! Craving traditional and authentic thai cuisine? Isarn Thai Soul Kitchen will have something for everyone. Soul-drove food, you can taste the authenticity in every single bite. Isarn Thai Soul Kitchen Cuisine Their kitchen delivers […]

Driftwood Restaurant
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Driftwood Restaurant | West Seattle’s Newest Eatery

West Seattle and Alki Beach foodies: Driftwood Restaurant is the place to go for great food, unique cocktails, and beautiful views. Being a family owned restaurant, they pride themselves on serving a hyper-focused seasonal menu. The quality of food is one of a kind! All About Driftwood Located on Alki […]

Gilbert's on Main
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Gilbert’s on Main | Old Bellevue’s Best Breakfast and Lunch

Gilbert’s on Main is THE restaurant for your next breakfast, brunch, or lunch in downtown Bellevue, WA. It’s been a staple in the Old Bellevue neighborhood, right on Main street, for over 27 years. Being independently owned and operated since day one, they have a huge fan base for diners […]

Korean Fresh Cream Cake
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Korean Fresh Cream Cake | Just like in K Dramas

Korean Fresh Cream Cake or 생크림 케이크 recipe: If you like light and spongy cake, then this cake recipe is for you. It’s made with chiffon cake, a cream filling, and Chantilly cream exterior. Topped with strawberries, this is the perfect summer time cake. Never tried it? You’re going to […]

Whipped Cream Recipe
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Whipped Cream Recipe: That Won’t Melt

Homemade whipped cream recipe: It is a classic accompaniment that pairs perfectly with almost any dessert. But how do you make whipped cream that won’t melt? It is pretty simple to stabilize whipped cream and anyone can make this! TIPS FOR MAKING WHIPPED CREAM THAT WON’T MELT Use a hand […]

Chantilly cream recipe
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Chantilly Cream Filling Recipe

Chantilly Cream Filling Recipe: This is very similar to homemade whipped cream. Except it is slightly thicker and slightly sweeter. It’s popular for cake and tart fillings, or simply with fruit. The best part? It is super easy to make with simply ingredients. WHAT IS CHANTILLY CREAM? Simply, it is […]

Chiffon Cake Recipe
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Chiffon Cake Recipe | Baking Basics

Easy Chiffon Cake Recipe: Tender and light cake that is delicate in flavor. It’s a light and air-y cake that is perfect for any celebration. The texture is soft and spongy, very similar to angel food cake. Pairs well with any type of frosting or whipped cream. WHAT IS CHIFFON […]

is baking powder the same as baking soda
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Is Baking Soda the Same as Baking Powder?

Difficulty Easy

Baking Soda vs Baking Powder: Learn the basics of baking powder and baking soda, the two most common chemical leaveners in the kitchen. You might already be using ’em in recipes. But some recipes call for baking soda and others call for baking powder. When can you substitute one for […]

How to bake good cookies
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What Makes a Good Cookie? | Cookie Characteristics

We all have our favorite good cookie: A crispy biscotti! A soft chocolate chip! A flavorful jam thumbprint! Just like us, cookies have their own extra special features. Keep on reading to understand the in’s and out’s. I love, LOVE cookies! And, who doesn’t? A classic chocolate chip cookie with a tall […]

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | NO CHILLING!

Cooks in 12 minutes Difficulty Easy

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe: An iconic cookie that EVERYONE enjoys! Chunks and bits of dark chocolate make this recipe easy and delicious for all cookie lovers. The best part? No chilling is required! Yup, just mix the dough, scoop it on cookie sheets, and bake away. How to Make […]

Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti Recipe
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Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti Recipe

Cooks in 1 Hours, 00 Minutes Difficulty Easy

This Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti recipe is so easy to make and perfect for the holiday season. It is coated with dark chocolate and is perfect to satisfy any sweet tooth craving. Enjoy the chocolate pistachio biscotti with coffee or tea. The best part: you can easily modify this recipe and […]

Kimchi Biscuits
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Kimchi Biscuits | Recipe with Photos and Video

Kimchi. Biscuits. Kimchi biscuits! A classic buttermilk biscuit recipe with the sourness of chopped kimchi. This savory biscuit recipe is perfect when you something different. Make this easy recipe for a side dish, breakfast, or afternoon snack. QUESTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE KIMCHI BISCUITS What is kimchi? Kimchi is a […]

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2 Ingredients Ice Cream Sammies | Plus More for 4th of July

Why waste time on complicated desserts? The 4th of July is meant for sunshine, good food, and taking a break. The dessert below are meant for all celebrations! These 2 ingredient ice cream sandwich come with a shortcut. Store-bought ice cream sammies. Yup, I said it. Everyone gets crazy busy […]

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Berry Streusel Tart | 2 parts | Jam + Streusel | [UPDATED May 2023]

Cooks in 45 Difficulty Easy

Berry Streusel Tart: This is your new go-to dessert when you need something quick and delicious. It is an easy recipe for beginner bakers looking to make something impressive! The best part of this dessert: it is made of two main parts. One is the streusel recipe that is used […]

BAKING Ingredient Weight Volume Chart
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Baking Ingredient Weight and Volume Chart

Baking Ingredient Weight and Volume Chart for your baking needs: Most baking professionals will weigh their ingredients with a digital scale versus using measuring cups and spoons. Mainly because they are baking in huge batches. When you’re baking in your home kitchen, bakers tend to use recipes that call for […]

Red Bean and Chocolate Muffin
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Red Bean and Chocolate Muffin Recipe | Gluten-free & Easy

Cooks in 25 minutes Difficulty Easy

Red Bean and Chocolate Muffin Recipe: This unique muffin recipe combines sweet red beans, cocoa powder, and other basic dry ingredients to make a delicious treat. The best part? It is topped with coconut and chopped walnuts to add an extra crunch. This muffin recipe is perfect for a baker […]

Peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe
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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookie Recipe | 3 Cookies in 1

Cooks in 15 Difficulty Easy

Peanut Butter + Chocolate Chip + Oatmeal Cookie = This easy cookie recipe combines 3 classic cookies into 1 delicious cookie. It has basic cookie ingredients you know and love: butter and sugar, plus the addition of creamy peanut butter and old fashion oats. This cookie recipe is great for […]

Classic Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe
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Best Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe | Flakey! Tender! Buttery!

Best Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe: It combines buttermilk, basic dry pantry ingredients, and cold, unsalted butter. This recipe is similar to making a pie dough: mix the dry ingredients, cut in the butter, and add your liquid. It creates a super tall, flakey, and buttery biscuit. It pairs perfectly with butter, […]

4-Ingredient No Churn Marionberry Ice Cream
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4-Ingredient No Churn Marionberry Ice Cream

4-Ingredient No Churn Marionberry Ice Cream: This crazy easy no churn (that means no fancy ice cream machine needed) marionberry ice-cream recipe will be your new summer favorite treat. It takes four pantry ingredients: coconut milk, frozen marionberries, salt, and white sugar. The best part about this ice cream recipe […]

How to fill a pastry bag without making a mess
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How Do You: Fill a Pastry Bag….without making a mess

How do you fill with a plastic pastry bag with frosting without make a giant mess over your kitchen counter? Keep on scrolling and reading for some very helpful tips and tricks. If you are just starting your baking journey, there will be a time you need to fill a […]

Chocolate buttermilk cupcake recipe
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Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcakes: Your New Go-To Cupcake Recipe

Cooks in 20 Difficulty Easy

Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcake Recipe: This easy recipe make the moistest chocolate cupcakes you have ever baked! A perfect recipe for a beginner, advanced, or a first time cupcake baker. Top your cupcake with your favorite frosting recipe. Equipment and Tools Needed for Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcakes Standing Kitchen Mixer with Paddle […]

Individual Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie Recipe
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Individual Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie Recipe |

Difficulty Easy

How to make homemade Individual Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie Recipe: This will be your new go-to pot pie recipe! The light veggie and chicken filling are combined with an all-butter double crust. It is such a comforting and classic meal to enjoy anytime throughout the year. Interested in making […]

Crepe Recipe
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Pink Crepes: Valentine’s Day Easy Recipe!

Difficulty Easy

Easy Valentine’s Day Recipe for anyone: Crepes are dyed with pink food coloring and filled with your favorite ingredients. This is an easy breakfast, brunch, or sweet snack recipe. Never made a crepe? It is like a thin pancake. Make it in a crepe pan or a medium-size non-stick skillet. […]

Blueberry Galette Recipe
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Blueberry Galette Recipe | Dessert | Easier than making a pie!

Difficulty Easy

Blueberry Galette Recipe: A galette is a dessert, like an easier version of a pie. A galette recipe has 2 parts: The crust (buttery! flakey!) and filling is normally fruit-based (thick! tasty!) Optional: topping it with oat streusel (buttery-oaty goodness) and your fave ice cream. Steps To Make a Blueberry […]

How to make whipped cream
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How to Make Whipped Cream | 3 Ingredients

Difficulty Easy

How to make homemade whipped cream is so so easy! Trust me, making your own whipped cream will be tastier and creamier than that store bought stuff. Plus, this easy recipe takes only 3 easy ingredients. Make this recipe for your next dessert! QUESTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE WHIPPED […]

Best chocolate crinkle cookie recipe
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Best Chocolate Crinkle Cookie Recipe

Difficulty Easy

Chocolate Crinkle Cookie Recipe: An easy recipe that makes an incredibly rich and decadent, chocolate cookie with a powdered sugar exterior. Perfect for a chocolate lover who doesn’t mind sugar-y hands. This easy cookie recipe is great for beginner bakers who are craving something chocolate-ly. QUESTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE […]

Pumpkin Bread Recipe
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The BEST Pumpkin Bread Recipe | Starbucks – Worthy!

Difficulty Easy

Best pumpkin bread recipe: It combines pumpkin, an oat streusel topping, and hints of cinnamon. Pumpkin bread is soft, moist, and can be happily consumed year-round. This recipe combines a buttery-cinnamon-sugar mixture into a classic pumpkin bread batter recipe. Keep this as your new go-to recipe! QUESTIONS ABOUT PUMPKIN BREAD […]

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Oat Streusel Topping Recipe: Your New Favorite [UPDATED May 2023]

Difficulty Easy

This super easy streusel topping recipe has the perfect ratio of dry ingredients and butter. Streusel is a blend of oat, flour, sugar, and butter. It is used for toppings, or crusts, for quick breads, pies, and tarts. Trust me – the crumbly, buttery, streusel recipe will be your favorite. […]

10 Last Minute Christmas Desserts
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10 Last Minute Christmas Desserts | For Everyone

Difficulty Easy

Last minute Christmas desserts can be very easy to pull off. Plus, every Christmas dinner needs to end with a sweet dessert. Make it homemade, semi home made, or store bought, a last minute Christmas dessert can be very easy to plan. Not a pro baker? No problem! These Christmas […]

Store Cookies with Royal Icing and Decorations
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How Do You: Store Cookies with Royal Icing and Decorations | [UPDATED October 2023]

Difficulty Easy

Store cookies with royal icing and decorations in the freezer! This is ideal when you need to prep cookies ahead of time or you have an over abundance of cookies you need to store. Storing in the freezer is an ideal way to get ahead of any holiday and Christmas […]

Double boiler
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How Do You: Make a Double boiler at Home and What is it

Difficulty Easy

A double boiler is two parts: a saucepot filled with water and either a heat-safe bowl, or insert, to go over the saucepot. How to create one, in your own kitchen, is fairly easy. If your baking recipe calls for a double boiler, there is a good chance you are […]

5 Most Common Baking Mistakes Answered from a pro
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5 Most Common Baking Mistakes Part 2: Get Answers from a pro!

Difficulty Easy

Baking Mistakes Question. We need them answered because mistakes happen when we are baking. Even if we have been baking for years, or it is our first season, there will be questions about your mishaps and mistakes. Don’t freight! Remember, baking is a very technique based skill. Practice makes pastry […]

Bouche de Noel
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5 Famous Holiday Desserts: Details and Photos!

Difficulty Easy

These famous holiday desserts are iconic throughout the nation. Plus, they’ll make any holiday dessert table festive and merrier. Don’t have time to bake ’em? Most bakeries and local grocers will make these festive and famous holiday desserts. Famous Holiday Desserts: Bûche de Noël: Cake that is in a shape […]

Royal Icing Recipe
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Secrets to Soft Cookies: Tips & Tricks!

Difficulty Easy

To get soft cookies, there are a few (easy!) secrets. After using these easy baking tips, the soft cookies will be perfect for your cookie jars. Plus, these secrets to soft cookies are very easy to apply to your baking adventure. GET MORE BAKING KNOWLEDGE Want more baking tips? Read […]

5 Most Common Baking Mistake Questions Answered
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5 Common Baking Mistake Questions: Answered from a Pro!

Difficulty Easy

Baking mistakes happen all the time in kitchens. The bread did not rise, the chocolate seized up, or the soft sugar cookies came out rock hard. There are many reasons why something did not come out perfectly. Here, I answer the top 5 most common baking mistake questions. Baking Mistake […]

5 Baking Skills to Master
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5 Baking Skills to Master: {And tips on how to master ’em}

Difficulty Easy

Helllo bakers! Are you ready to master your baking skills down? Here are 5 beginner skills in the pastry kitchen all bakers should know how to…..make. Remember, professional baking is a very technique based skill set. Technique = the way something is done. Technical skill = a body of technical […]

Holiday baking tips
Holiday Baking Tips

A Baker’s Dozen Tips: How to Tackle Holiday Baking {From a pro!}

Difficulty Easy

Holiday (no matter what holiday you are celebrating) baking can seem….well, intimidating. Here are a baker’s dozen (that’s 13, folks) tips that can make your baking super sweet and successful. How to Tackle Holiday Baking: Tips from a Pro Plan out 1-3 cookies, treats, or desserts you want to make: […]

Royal Icing Recipe
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Royal Icing Recipe: What is it and How to Make it {Perfect for sugar cookies}

Cooks in 15 Difficulty Easy

ROYAL ICING RECIPE: Hellllllo holiday season! Nothing really compliments holiday cooking like holiday / Christmas cookies. To make sugar cookies beautiful, you gotta have royal icing. This is an easy 3- ingredient recipe. Yup, royal icing is pure white. It can easily be colored to your liking: Christmas tree green! […]

Butter Pie Crust Recipe
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Butter Pie Crust Recipe | Easy and Simple | [UPDATED October 2023]

Difficulty Easy

Butter Pie Crust Recipe: A homemade pie crust is easier than you think! It takes easy and simply pantry ingredients. Feel free to use your own hands or a food processor when making this pie crust recipe. Why all butter? It was the best flavor and truly melts in your […]

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
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Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | BEST EVER | [Updated August 2023]

Difficulty Easy

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe: A classic chocolate chip cookie recipe is a recipe everyone needs to master baking! This easy recipe makes cookies that are thick and chewy, not thin or crispy! A perfect cookie recipe for beginner bakers or simply those who want a thick cookie […]