Use the following recipe to double, half, and make a single cookie. 2/3 cup (1 1/3 sticks) unsalted butter room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup firmly-packed dark brown sugar 1...

Use the following recipe to double, half, and make a single cookie.

  • 2/3 cup (1 1/3 sticks) unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly-packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt One 6-ounce package semisweet chocolate chips 

 

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mrkirschner eNotes educator| Certified Educator

To double this recipe, you would need the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cup (2 2/3 sticks) unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly-packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 2 6-ounce packages semisweet chocolate chips

To halve this recipe, you would need the following ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup (2/3 stick) unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 cup firmly-packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 small egg, room temperature (or beat a large egg, and remove half or one ounce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour (Place 1 3/4 cups of flour in a bowl and estimate half to be included in the recipe, unless you have an 875/1000 cup in your measuring cup collection)(or weigh 3.72 ounces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 1/2 6-ounce package semisweet chocolate chips

To make one cookie, (which would be nearly impossible), you would need the following ingredients:
(Assuming a 50-cookie yield from the original recipe)

  • 13/100 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/20 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/200 cup firmly-packed dark brown sugar
  • Vigorously beat one large egg, remove .04 ounces and add to the bowl
  • 1/50 (or .003 ounces) teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 35/1000 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/100 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/100 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 1/50 cup semisweet chocolate chips