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Four levels of chocolate chip cookies: From amateur to food scientist

Learn a few professional tips of what to do (and maybe what not to do) when baking this classic: Chocolate chip cookies. Amateur baker Alina, home cook Lorenzo, and Penny, a professional chef, demonstrate how they make chocolate chip cookies in this Epicurious video. It’s chock-full of ideas to pick and choose from, including different ingredients, methods, and baking temperatures and times.

Then we review the science of their bakes, as explained in detail by a food scientist—that’s the fourth level. The good news: They’ll all be pretty delicious. Watch Four Levels of Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Watch this animation next: The Chemistry of Cookies.

Then check out How Girl Scout Cookies Are Made and How To Decorate Cookies To Look Like Fall Leaves. Mmmmmmmmm… cookies.

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