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Replied to The Chewy Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I had the same problem until I learned how to properly cream the butter/sugar made all the difference.

Replied to The Chewy Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

If they're coming out flat, your butter probably isn't properly creamed. As far as them being too sweet...

Replied to The Chewy Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

You need to cream the butter/sugar, don't just mix it. It can take a while.

Replied to the chewy

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I had the same problem the first couple of times I made this. You need to be patient with creaming the butter. You don't just "mix" it, it has to undergo a physical change. The sugar/butter mixture will stop sticking to the paddle and the paddle will glide through it. That's when you know it's ready for the eggs.

Replied to the chewy

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I've been making this recipe for years. You only need to chill the dough for 30 minutes to an hour.

Replied to the chewy

May 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

You do realize he's referring to ounces by weight, not by volume? Use a scale, not a measuring cup.

Reviewed Old-Time Beef Stew

Dec 7, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

Made it as written. Better than Dinty Moore. Potatoes next time.

Reviewed The Chewy

Jan 14, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made this recipe more times than I can count. I know it inside and out, backwards and forward. I could make it in my sleep. It is perfect as written. For those who have difficulty with the cookies spreading too much, or coming out thin, you have to CREAM the butter and sugar. That doesn't mean "mix the butter and sugar". It means beat t"

Reviewed The Chewy

Dec 31, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made this recipe more times than I can count. I know it inside and out, backwards and forward. I could make it in my sleep. It is perfect as written. For those who have difficulty with the cookies spreading too much, or coming out thin, you have to CREAM the butter and sugar. That doesn't mean "mix the butter and sugar". It means beat t"

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