Secret Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies from Humphry Slocombe
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If you've only had Jake Godby's innovative ice cream at Humphry Slocombe, you're missing out. His cookies are buttery, soft, and packed with rich chocolate, perhaps my favorite in SF. Pour yourself a tall glass of milk, or indulge with a scoop of Secret Breakfast.
Makes 30 cookies
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 3/4 cup (14 ounces) packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 cups (13 ounces) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
4 ounces Guittard 72% cacao chopped chocolate or chocolate chips
1. Cream the butter and sugar until just barely combined. Add the eggs one at a time along with the vanilla.
2. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the wet a little at a time, being careful not to over work the dough. Stir in the chocolate, and chill the dough, preferably overnight.
3. Scoop cookie dough onto baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees, until golden brown around the edges, 10-12 minutes.