A Web-Well-Known Cookie Worth Of Baking In Actual Existence

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed.
“I can’t imagine a better chocolate chip cookie,” said Ms. Kieffer, who makes and posts the cookies often, usually generating over 2,000 “likes” for each image.
It seems impossible that there’s anything new to say about basic chocolate chip cookies (a version from the pastry chef Jacques Torres, from 2008, is one we keep going back to, and for good reason).
When I spotted a new post that was simply a collage of photos of the cookie, I broke down.
But soon, the rippled cookie appeared again: as a one-off from a bread blog, then in 42burners, the Instagram account of Martha Stewart’s vast test kitchen.

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