Hint: It’s all about the ingredients.
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I would know! I spent months testing and tweaking the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. What I learned is, there's a fine line between nailing it on the first try, and ending up with a batch that's less-than-delicious.
When it comes to baking, each ingredient serves a specific purpose. The more you understand how each ingredient works, the more you can tweak a recipe to get exactly what you want.
This post covers all the things I've learned about cookie ingredients along the way, with some help with other experts and from my favorite baking sources.