The Good Eats episode Chips for Sister Marsha is a delicious way for students to learn how to alter a cookie recipe to suit their tastes using baking chemistry.
The episode follows a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe but is altered to make three different cookie types:
The video runs only 20 minutes but extra time is needed for collaborating with classmates on the notes. An extra day is needed to mix and bake the cookies- a step not to miss!
Notes include student and teacher versions. Recipes linked are for Food Network and use weight measurements.
Good Eats episodes can be purchased ($1.99) on Amazon or Youtube.
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