Dad’s Best Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

dads brown butter choc chip cookies

Joy the Baker writes with such devotion of her father and his recipe for Dad’s best brown butter chocolate chip cookies. I can feel the love that is incorporated into each cookie by her dad and the deep appreciation that Joy has for these sweet cookies baked with love.

We are happy to claim Joy the Baker as a local New Orleanian. She is a baker, photographer, cookbook author and teacher originally from California. She has been blogging and baking, living and loving New Orleans since 2008.

When Joy moved from Los Angeles to New Orleans she transformed her new home into a kitchen studio called The Bakehouse where she tests recipes and holds baking workshops. She has won numerous awards for her online work including Savuer’s Best Baking Blog and being named one of the Top 50 Food Blogs by The London Times. Impressive isn’t it?

I am always searching for the best chocolate chip cookie recipes and the best brownie recipes. In the past, I shared recipes for oatmeal tahini chocolate chip cookies and peanut butter chocolate chip cookies .

These rich buttery chocolate chip cookies have an entirely different flavor because of the brown butter. I urge you to go to Joy the Baker’s website and read the detailed explanation that she shares for the method that her dad uses to brown the butter and incorporate it in with the other ingredients.

The recipe is a fairly standard cookie recipe. The room temp butter  and the cooled brown butter is combined and whipped with the white and brown sugar. Using both sugars results in a crisper and less dense chewy cookie.

After the butter and sugar mixture is light and fluffy, then the eggs and vanilla are added. Finally the dry ingredients are folded in with the chocolate chips.

Chocolate chip cookies are good any time and any way in my opinion. Thank you for sharing the Joy!



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