These chocolate chip cookies are a great place to start for the home baker seeking more sesame. Rich, savory and sweet, they are one of the rare variations that are just as good as the original. (Photo: Jessica Emily Marx for The New York Times)
We've come a long way since the seventies, but what was best then is still pretty good today. The world's best cookies were a recipe from the seventies, and you can still find it in old magazines and mom's recipe box. Using vegetable oil, two different sugars, coconut, and a whole bunch else, this recipe makes for a chewy, textured cookie that will delight the kids of today and yesterday. Are you ready for a trip down memory lane? The first stop is eBay's guide.
South African Chocolate Pepper Cookies | "The secret is to find the right balance between sweet chocolate and pungent pepper. I like the cookies rather on the peppery side. Start by adding a little pepper and make one small batch to sample, then add more pepper to taste."