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Pan Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pan Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies- Giant chocolate chip cookies that are crispy, thin and filled with chocolate chunks. Their unique look comes from literally banging your pan in the oven while they bake!

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Hi Friends! I made gigantic chocolate chip cookies this week! Let’s check them out ↓ ↓

The Ingredients List:

  • Flour + Salt + Baking soda
  • Vanilla
  • Water
  • Egg
  • Egg yolk
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Chocolate bar

Chocolate: Do not use chocolate chips for this recipe. They will not work properly. Use an 8 oz semi sweet chocolate bar that is broken into pieces.

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Pan Banging?

  • Yes. While they are baking, you literally bang the pan down on to the oven rack every couple of minutes.

Why?

  • The banging gives the cookies their thin and crispy texture. Each time the cookies start to puff up, bang that pan and flatten them out.
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How to Make:

  • First, make your cookie dough. Then, line your baking sheets with foil, dull side up.
  • Scoop about 1/3 cup of dough ( yes, 1/3 cup!) and roll it into a ball. Place on a baking sheet. Only bake 3 or 4 cookies on one sheet. These spread alot.
  • Place those cookie balls in the freezer for 15 minutes and preheat your oven.
  • Bake them for 10 minutes. Now, time to start banging your pan.
  • Lift your cookie sheet up about 4 inches, then, gently let it fall on to the oven rack. Do this twice.
  • Continue baking for an additional 15-18 minutes, while banging the pan twice every two minutes.
  • Leave the cookies on the baking sheet for 10-15 minutes after removing them from the oven. Then, cool completely on a wire rack.

Questions? Check out the original recipe for a giant list of FAQ’s!

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Yield: 12 cookies

Pan Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pan Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies- Big Green House #biggreenhouseblog #panbangingchocolatechipcookies #chocolatechip #cookies #chocolatechipcookies

Pan Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies- Giant chocolate chip cookies that are crispy, thin and filled with chocolate chunks. Their unique look comes from literally banging your pan while they bake!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 cup ( 2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 TBSP water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz semi sweet chocolate BAR, broken into pieces 

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugars until fluffy. Then, add in egg, egg yoke, water and vanilla. Beat for 1 more minute.
  3. Fold in flour mixture. Then, fold in broken chocolate pieces.
  4. Line a 3 flat rimmed baking sheets with foil, dull side up.
  5. Scoop about 1/3 cup of dough and roll into a ball. Place on baking sheet. Continue with remaining dough. Only place 3 or 4 dough balls on each sheet. They will spread quite a bit.
  6. Place baking sheets in freezer for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. When ready, bake for 10 minutes.
  8. After 10 minutes, lift up the side of the baking sheet about 4 inches. Then, gently let it drop onto the oven rack.
  9. Continue baking 15-18 minutes while banging the baking sheet every two minutes or so. The edges should be brown and the middle lighter.
  10. Let the cookies site on baking sheet for 15 minutes before removing . Then, remove and cool completely on a wire rack.

Notes

  • adapted from vanilla bean blog

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 288Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 56gFiber: 2gSugar: 39gProtein: 4g

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3 Comments

  1. Jhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook says:

    I haven’t heard about the “pan banging” technique before. But the cookies look so perfectly crispy and thin. My bestie would love these! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party!

    1. Thanks for the party Jhuls!

  2. Lauren Renee Sparks says:

    That is so interesting. I clicked on this link in the hearth and soul link up because I had to see what made these “pan banging”! laurensparks.net

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