Betsy's Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie with Smoked Sea Salt at #BakeCamp LA

Betsy's Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie with Smoked Sea Salt at #BakeCamp LA

Betsy Sullenger: The Cookie Artisan Behind Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie with Smoked Sea Salt

If you're a cookie connoisseur or a self-proclaimed chocoholic, you're in for a treat at BakeCamp LA Weekend 1: Hollywood on October 7th. There, you'll have the opportunity to taste the incredible creations of the cookie master herself, Betsy Sullenger, who will be unveiling her tantalizing Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. In this blog post, we'll delve into the mouthwatering world of Betsy's cookies, her baking secrets, and her favorite cookie memories.

The Quest for Perfection

Betsy has dedicated years to perfecting her chocolate chip cookie recipe, and the result is nothing short of extraordinary. These cookies are big and fluffy, boasting an abundance of rich, gooey chocolate. What sets them apart is the use of browned butter, infusing each bite with a delightful toffee-caramel flavor that's simply irresistible. Betsy's cookies are the embodiment of nostalgia, reminiscent of those childhood afternoons when a plate of fresh-baked cookies awaited, accompanied by a glass of cold milk.

The Magic of Brown Butter

One of the standout features of Betsy's cookies is the use of browned butter. This simple yet transformative technique involves cooking butter until it turns golden brown, infusing it with a nutty aroma and deep, caramel-like flavors. This step elevates the humble chocolate chip cookie into a gourmet delight, making it impossible to resist another bite.

Baking Tips from Betsy

Betsy is generous enough to share some of her baking secrets with us. She loves her cookies big and thick, and to achieve that perfect texture, she incorporates an extra egg yolk into her recipe. Additionally, Betsy prefers using bread flour for its higher protein content, ensuring her cookies have that desirable chewiness.

Another clever tip from Betsy is to scoop out the cookie dough and freeze it before baking. This helps the cookies maintain their structure, preventing excessive spreading in the oven and resulting in the thick, bakery-style cookies we all crave.

A Heartwarming Cookie Tradition

Beyond her delectable creations, Betsy has a heartwarming tradition that truly embodies the spirit of giving. Every Thanksgiving weekend, she bakes an assortment of holiday cookies to share with friends, neighbors, and teachers. For Betsy, the holiday season doesn't officially begin until she's crafted these sweet treats. This gesture of spreading joy through homemade cookies is a tradition that reminds us all of the true meaning of the holidays.

Join the Cookie Adventure

So, mark your calendars for BakeCamp LA Weekend 1: Hollywood on October 7th, and make sure to stop by Betsy Sullenger's booth to savor her Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. These cookies are more than just a dessert; they're a journey back to the warmth of childhood and a celebration of the joy that baking and sharing can bring.

Betsy's cookies are more than just a dessert; they're a taste of pure nostalgia and a testament to the love and care she pours into her craft. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of her browned butter chocolate chip cookies; they might just become your new favorite sweet indulgence.

Join Betsy in her delicious journey, and remember, sometimes, it's the simplest things, like a warm chocolate chip cookie, that can bring the most joy.

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