If there's any such thing as the perfect chocolate cookie, this is it. Tender texture, with just the tiniest bit of chewiness, if removed from the oven at 8 minutes. Vivid chocolate flavor. I turned them into Chocolate Peppermint Blossom Christmas cookies by baking only 8 minutes, cooling them 3 minutes, then pressing a Hershey's Candy Cane Kiss in the middle. Then, sprinkled lightly with powdered sugar. Be sure to wait the 3 minutes, because if you don't, the kisses will melt completely and form a pool, which is OK, but it won't have that little peak that give blossom cookies their traditional eye-appeal. This is because the Candy Cane Kiss version has a much lower melting point than chocolate Kisses. This recipe lends itself to many variations. Add chocolate chips for a double chocolate version. Toffee bits are another great ad-in. Add a depression in the middle and put in a dab of seedless raspberry jam, then drizzle with melted white chocolate. Let your imagination run wild. This recipe can be embellished as you like, or make it just as written - they're flawless with no changes whatsoever!. A wonderful recipe that you'll make over and over.
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If there's any such thing as the perfect chocolate cookie, this is it. Tender texture, with...