When it comes to baking cookies, the great debate really comes down to crispy versus chewy and holding shape or spreading into a mess. So the question is, what’s the science behind it? If you master the science, will each batch of cookies come out just the way you like it?
Creating the perfect cookie comes down to making the perfect dough and then cooking it just so. Sounds easy, right? Well, not so fast.
“Food is amazingly complicated and we kind of think this thing is just sitting there and nothing’s happening, but that’s not the case at all,”. “Whether the dough is resting before or after baking, it’s constantly undergoing change.”