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logan24

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am having issues with a recipe and am looking for some solutions. Twp problems are that they are a bit grainy and some seem to get this thin film "white" coating on top of them. I am not sure if it is a heat/mixing issue or a problem with the recipe i.e ratios it self.

 

White sugar- 112g

Brown Sugar- 112g

Flour- 195g

egg-  1

Vanilla- 1 tsp

Baking soda- 1/2 tsp

Baking powder- 1/2 tsp

Veg, Shortening- 112g

Semi sweet choco. chips- 150g

 

350 degrees for 10-12 min.

 

I would like to keep these ingredients as they are the closest to "Mrs. Fields" cookies I have found.

 

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golgi70

Switching to unsalted butter.  But the only thing i can think is you are not creaming your butter and sugar long enough.  It needs to be well aerate.  A good sign other than visual is the sound.  it should sound clean as if there is nothing coarse in the bowl. Or your not using room temp eggs, a key to get a good emulsification.  Recipe looks pretty standard and sound.  

 

Josh

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Antilope

"Seeking the perfect chocolate chip cookie" - Sunset magazine 1995

How to make....
• Thick, Soft, and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
• Thin, Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies
• Thin, Crisp, and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
• Thick, Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Article and recipes available to read online for free in the Internet archive Wayback Machine (Archive.org) (give it a minute or two to load):

http://web.archive.org/web/20020606164226/http://www.sunset.com/Premium/Food/1995/12-Dec/Cookies1295/ChocChip1295.html