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[The Cookie Elf File] Praline Chocolate Chip Cookies: Easy Variation of the Classic Recipe
January 14, 2015
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Praline Chocolate Chip Cookies: Easy Variation of the Classic Recipe

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Praline Chocolate Chip Cookies are a scrumptious variation on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, especially if you like toffee. The recipe’s chopped pecans and toffee bits add a layer of flavor.

This particular drop cookie recipe produces a soft dough, rather than a typical stiff chocolate chip cookie dough.

The end result is a delicious cookie that is chewy in the middle and firm around the edges.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 9-12 minutes
Makes 3-4 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Praline Chocolate Chip Cookies … and get more ideas for other chocolate chip cookie variations on The Elf’s Chocolate Chip Cookies Pinterest Board.

Cookie Baking Tip : 3 Ways to Prevent Cookie Dough Spread

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Always test bake one or two drop cookies to check for spread. If the dough spreads too much, try one or more of the following:

1. Make cookies smaller. This means less dough to bake, and thus less time in the oven … so less spread.

2. Chill dough for an hour. The sitting time allows the flour to absorb more of the moisture from the other ingredients in the dough so cookies won’t spread as much.

3. Raise oven temperature slightly (from 350ºF to 375ºF, for instance), which will allow cookies to set quicker.

See more helpful baking tips on The Elf’s Baking Tips Pinterest Board .

More Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes from The Elf

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

The Cookie Elf

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