The science of baking cookies... Have you ever wondered why chocolate chip cookies can be chewy, crisp, soft, flat, thick, cakey, greasy, bland, flavorful, moist, or crumbly?  Tessa shares how various ingredients and techniques can affect the taste, texture, and appearance of your chocolate chip cookies. This will hopefully help you understand how chocolate chip cookies work so you can make the PERFECT batch every time, whatever you consider to be perfect.

The Ultimate Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies by Tessa, author behind Handle the Heat. I used the Nestle Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe as my control and made little changes and variations in techniques and ingredients .

Banana Pudding Cookies -- made these 11 Sept 2012 because I have a weakness for banana pudding when I see it at the Chinese buffet LOL so thought why not try a cookie form !  Everyone LOVED it, even those in the fam who do not like bananas (:

Soft banana pudding cookies with white chocolate chips and vanilla wafers. These cookies taste just like banana pudding!

Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies I made some edits... Instead of 3/4 cup butter , I used 1/4 cup butter, and 1/2 cup coconut oil Instead of 1 whole cup of sugar I used almost a half cup sugar, 1/4 cup +1 tbsp maple syrop and 2 tbsp of chia seeds! I used 4 small organic bananas!  These are delicious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'nnn

I had sad bananas this morning. Really sad. Great for a baby whose little gums are sore and tender from the four, yes, four teeth coming in all at once. However, I had three and she only at.

Tried and tested!!! Tanya  Banana Cookies (just made these today -delish)

The EASIEST way to make the VERY BEST chocolate chip cookies. Just add one package of cream cheese to the regular Toll House recipe for moist and tasty cookies!