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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


Ingredients

6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup all-purpose flour

¼ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon salt

½ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup brown sugar, packed

¼ cup white sugar

¼ cup white sugar

1 large egg, at room temperature

1 large egg, at room temperature

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Place butter in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with parchment paper; place a microwave-safe plate over the parchment paper to hold it down. Microwave butter for 5 minutes. Check butter; continue to microwave in 30-second intervals if needed, until butter is golden brown and has released a nutty aroma, an additional 30 to 90 seconds.

Place butter in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with parchment paper; place a microwave-safe plate over the parchment paper to hold it down. Microwave butter for 5 minutes. Check butter; continue to microwave in 30-second intervals if needed, until butter is golden brown and has released a nutty aroma, an additional 30 to 90 seconds.

Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl and set aside.

Mix flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl and set aside.

Beat brown butter, brown sugar, and sugar together in another bowl until smooth and creamy. Add egg and vanilla; mix until well blended. Add flour mixture and chocolate chips; mix until just incorporated. Place dough in a container, cover, and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours to 24 hours.

Beat brown butter, brown sugar, and sugar together in another bowl until smooth and creamy. Add egg and vanilla; mix until well blended. Add flour mixture and chocolate chips; mix until just incorporated. Place dough in a container, cover, and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours to 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Scoop cookies with a medium-sized cookie scoop and set on the prepared baking sheet, 2 inches apart.

Scoop cookies with a medium-sized cookie scoop and set on the prepared baking sheet, 2 inches apart.

Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned on the edges, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool briefly on the baking sheet, then transfer to a wire rack.

Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned on the edges, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool briefly on the baking sheet, then transfer to a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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