I didn't earn my cookie badge. What you see is the sad, sad outcome of my baking abilities. They might qualify for the world's thinnest cookies: 3mm. And the funny thing is they come out this way EVERY time I bake them.
This is the standard Nestle Toll House back of the chocolate chip package recipe. I followed the directions with scientific precision, experimented with different oven temperatures, double checked that with a thermometer. I've tried butter, margarine, shortening...
I'm slowly getting used to the idea of being a cookie failure. I can knit a mean lace shawl, but the inner workings of a chocolate chip cookie remain a mystery to me.