You’ll need a lot of chocolate — more than a pound! — for Dorie Greenspan’s Chunkers, and every penny that you put into buying great chocolate for these will come back to you in oohs, aahs and culinary contentment. There’s no question that these are one of the world’s great cookies.
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Nothing more than crumbled matzo, dried fruit—raisins or cranberries—and chocolate chips bound together with melted chocolate and butter, Dorie Greenspan’s morsels are crunchy and chewy, a bit salty, a lot chocolatey and the kind of simple sweet that could become one of the things you find yourself craving often.
Endlessly adaptable and exceedingly easy to work with, Dorie Greenspan calls these simple vanilla cookies the Batman and Robin of baking for a crowd, capable of making you look like the host who does it all effortlessly.
I’m going to boast on behalf of my mom here. She was making fat, juicy, gourmet burgers topped with caramelized onions before most of the chefs doing it these days were even born. Of course back then, I wasn’t so keen on her homemade burgers and would gladly have traded mine for a skinny one […]
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