I am in search of a chocolate chip and peanut butter cookie that will not spread during baking. I am tired of only making the no fail sugar cookies. Please, if anyone has a recipe can you please share?
Hi and Welcome, Babygirlx.
Cookies made with butter will spread more than cookies made with shortening. (Butter has a lower melting point than shortening.)
Here are three styles of chocolate chip cookie recipes:
(thin, puffy, and chewy)
Butter, Margarine or Shortening for Cookies:
Science of Cookies:
Baking Better Cookies Through Chemistry:
Role of Ingredients in Cookie Recipes:
10 Tips for Better Cookies:
Secrets for Soft Cookies:
Cookie Help Chart:
Karen has some great recipes on her site:
Love the chocolate chip and white chocolate recipes! She also has lots of great information and tips, too.
This recipe has gotten lots of rave reviews:
Once I cut my cookies out I put them in the freezer for a few minutes so they chill and I find that they dont spread.