The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie, According to Jacques Torres | Food Skills

  • Published on Oct 2, 2017
  • Chocolate chip cookies are hard to screw up. But when a French pastry master and chocolatier gets his hands on the treat, the result is an elevated take on an all-American classic. Made with cake flour and cocoa butter-packed chocolate, Jacques Torres' infamous cookies are a perfect blend of salty and sweet-crisp on the outside, and warm and gooey in the center. Inside Torres' Brooklyn factory, Food Skills gets behind-the-scenes look at Mr. Chocolate's world-famous recipe.
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Comments • 475

  • fgsfdsmonkey
    fgsfdsmonkey 5 days ago

    The perfect chocolate chip cookie contains ingredients that are good.
    The perfect chocolate chip cookie is cooked correctly.
    Wow, this was very informative. Thank you, I can't wait to make the recipe.

  • dunekoon01
    dunekoon01 7 days ago

    you can really feel his passion and dedication to his craft. best of luck!

  • Rachel Elizabeth Lovegood

    I like how he says cookies and coco

  • Pedro Costa
    Pedro Costa 10 days ago

    I'm a brazilian watching a french speaking english wtff

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous 10 days ago

    You know shits bout to go down when you hear a French dude starts talking about America

  • Frozen Heart
    Frozen Heart 11 days ago

    I don't hate chocolate but i don't like it either. but i do like chocolate chip cookies. yea .. i don't understand why either.

  • AdiDoinStuff
    AdiDoinStuff 21 day ago

    I see the french flag on the collar- is he an MOF?

  • Samah Cioccolatina
    Samah Cioccolatina 26 days ago

    Thank you for this great video and detailed explication but please add the ingredients for home backers instead to try his recipe.

  • Byun Baekhyun
    Byun Baekhyun 26 days ago

    Does anyone know the recipe ,can u guys eye ball it?

  • the one from K
    the one from K 27 days ago

    chocolate button cookies*

  • Mary Delgado
    Mary Delgado Month ago

    His cookies and chocolates are the best ! ! !

  • Ellie Frato-Sweeney

    1:09 "Zha fihrst ingredient zat we put in da bowl is da *Murican accent* BUDDER."

  • Leo
    Leo Month ago

    His accent ✨

  • Louella.y
    Louella.y Month ago

    It's crazy that this guy has been living and working in the US for so long and still have the biggest french accent. Man some people suck at languages 😂

  • Mariana
    Mariana Month ago

    when you're on a diet and watching this :/

  • Miss Pullip
    Miss Pullip Month ago

    French accent 😂😂😂

  • Boss Sauce
    Boss Sauce Month ago

    What are the amounts?

  • Pedro Costa
    Pedro Costa Month ago

    Where I find the recipe with the measurements?

  • potlovingchef14
    potlovingchef14 Month ago +1

    The way he say butter n chocolate is very American quite strange normally French are unouchate with ge na cha qua

  • tomatojuice12
    tomatojuice12 2 months ago +1

    Anybody else notice that he didn't really cream the butter like Stella Parks says to do:

  • The Jew Crew
    The Jew Crew 2 months ago

    This guy a fucking genius

  • jaymar htx
    jaymar htx 3 months ago

    fuuuuuck im hard

  • D_Moye
    D_Moye 4 months ago

    These are so simple to prepare. You will make them for the rest of your life, they are divine

    • Pedro Costa
      Pedro Costa 10 days ago

      Byun Baekhyun i also need the recipe

    • Byun Baekhyun
      Byun Baekhyun 26 days ago +1

      D_Moye if u made them , can u tell me the recipe pls?

  • Caiden Merritt
    Caiden Merritt 4 months ago


  • mcgibs
    mcgibs 4 months ago

    Wonder what his bakery will be like once the Grandmapocalypse hits.

  • Harim Medina Mejía
    Harim Medina Mejía 4 months ago

    I want the recipe so bad

  • Cordelia Drew
    Cordelia Drew 4 months ago

    Can someone link me to the recipe for his cookies? Thanks!

  • Name not Found
    Name not Found 5 months ago +1

    So he doesn't use all purpose flour and mixes cake and bread flour, thus making all purpose flour. What is this stupidity by definition the difference is protein content, bread flour having the most protein thus better gluten formation in things like...bread, cake flour having the least amount and AP flour being smack in the middle. So when you mix bread and cake flour you get AP flour, just use the fucking all purpose flour and screw this pretentious french twat.

  • Dave Man
    Dave Man 5 months ago

    mad skillz!

  • Loch Ness
    Loch Ness 5 months ago

    can't wait to make cookies based on a recipe with no measurements included

  • Mycel
    Mycel 5 months ago

    I would buy 8000 cookies from that guy.

  • tabledeka
    tabledeka 5 months ago

    Wow nice

  • iron spider
    iron spider 5 months ago

    My cookies don't spread though

  • Michael Ward
    Michael Ward 5 months ago

    Bro this guy loves chocolate more then anybody ive ever seen lol

  • DankWilliamsJr
    DankWilliamsJr 5 months ago

    So, basically the recipe on the back of the chocolate chip bag?

  • Terry Crosshanger
    Terry Crosshanger 5 months ago

    Did he just give away trade secrets?

  • Ya Boi Solo Cup
    Ya Boi Solo Cup 5 months ago

    Damn he should give some of the credit to the little rat on his head smh.

  • Rodimus Prime
    Rodimus Prime 5 months ago

    he sure loves zeeuu chocolate

  • CosGaulo
    CosGaulo 5 months ago

    yeah, great, now i'm fucking hungry for cookies, goddamn you

  • Dankos Erotica
    Dankos Erotica 5 months ago

    How do I get here from turtle porn?

    GASMON 5 months ago

    He's in love with chocolate. thats tight

  • Thee Jetzy
    Thee Jetzy 5 months ago +1

    Damn, the fat kid from Charlie in the chocolate factory is all grown up now

  • Mitchellaneous
    Mitchellaneous 5 months ago

    OK who else salivated before the video started?

  • thetek9
    thetek9 5 months ago

    Goddamnit I want one of this man's cookies

  • Cypeq
    Cypeq 5 months ago

    I don't believe you, I don't believe french.

  • rhinobotha1
    rhinobotha1 5 months ago

    I want you to say Ricky Bobby "I love chocolate cookies"

  • A Guitarist
    A Guitarist 5 months ago

    I need zat merde

  • Mike Van Der Vegt
    Mike Van Der Vegt 5 months ago


  • lucky Man
    lucky Man 5 months ago

    Accent slip on butter, Fake French dude

  • Elias Wagner
    Elias Wagner 5 months ago

    Not trolling, this cookie looks like garbage. I've never heard of using high gluten flour in cookie dough. Chewiness in cookies is supposed to come from the molasses in brown sugar, not from gluten. Plus, these cookies look mad dry. They don't tear, they break.

  • av
    av 5 months ago

    This gave me a half chub. I want some fucking cookies now.

  • Derek Jones
    Derek Jones 5 months ago

    I dont like chocolate or sweets candie ect whatsoever but i will get down on a subway chocolate chip cookie now and then

  • momokokochuchuchu
    momokokochuchuchu 5 months ago

    its cute how much he loves chocolate lol

  • Nabil Hakim
    Nabil Hakim 5 months ago

    soft cookies > hard cookies

  • Julian Fritz
    Julian Fritz 5 months ago

    What about baking soda??? He doesn't add baking soda????

  • Mr Goodman
    Mr Goodman 5 months ago

    Best cookies ive had is cookietime, big chunks of chocolate

  • ipissed
    ipissed 5 months ago +1

    French accent: check. Fancy chef outfit: check. Repeat "all purpose flour is good for everything but nothing" culinary school tag line: check. Now sprinkle some extra salt on it and you are the best.

  • TheJOBeffect
    TheJOBeffect 5 months ago


  • TJ Perette
    TJ Perette 5 months ago

    I'm one of those people that hate chocolate. No lie.

  • esklam der
    esklam der 5 months ago

    Wow that cookie looks reaaaaalll good

  • HackPatrol
    HackPatrol 5 months ago +3

    I made these chocolate chip cookies and damn they are good. My new go-to recipe. Here it is in word-form if anyone wants to make them.

  • Bolek989
    Bolek989 5 months ago

    Well this dude is definitely in the right business

  • ComicBook Chaos #27
    ComicBook Chaos #27 5 months ago

    it's scary that i was thinking it right when he said it's all about the three different textures, crispy chewy and gooey 🤤🤤🤤

  • Canebrake
    Canebrake 5 months ago

    Damn! I really want a chocolate chip cookie now

  • Aerochalklate
    Aerochalklate 5 months ago

    who else thinks chocolate chip cookies taste so good when made with melted butter.. and also i love it when the cookies are thin and crispy on the outside

  • Robert Christophet Calayan

    This only shows the procedure, where are the recipe for the cookies😊?

  • devyn the Savage
    devyn the Savage 5 months ago

    How can you hate chocolate?

  • JKuda
    JKuda 5 months ago

    I make a better chocolate chip cookie.

  • MrTingles
    MrTingles 5 months ago

    verrr nice

  • RUBIXX301
    RUBIXX301 5 months ago

    I guees now i have to go to subway

  • Ashkore Whitemoon
    Ashkore Whitemoon 5 months ago +2

    When he said they need to be a little crispy on the outside, but softer on the inside...
    Did anyone else's pants get tighter, or was that just me?

  • candy sweet
    candy sweet 5 months ago

    Just that ???

  • Edgar Ruiz
    Edgar Ruiz 5 months ago

    Where miss info @?

  • Red Catchem
    Red Catchem 5 months ago +6

    Last time I saw this man was on TV and I spent hours watching say"Schawcolatttee " and "Coco Beaudear" it was mesmerizing ! and still is.

  • Jay Mata
    Jay Mata 5 months ago

    Microwaved chips ahoy . . .anyone?????

  • Sub Scribe
    Sub Scribe 5 months ago

    that french accent bruuuuuuuuhhhhh 😮😄 by the way im french too...😂😂😂

  • Chase Charron
    Chase Charron 5 months ago

    Fuck...i was gunna say how can they be so good, but just seeing the process......these must be amazing

  • ooofest
    ooofest 5 months ago

    I visited a Jacques Torres shop after work recently and brought some of their chocolate chip cookies home - my kids love chocolate chip cookies. These had lots of chocolate throughout, were pleasantly chewy without being rubbery or too soft, plus they had what I would describe as a butterscotch-like aftertaste with an almost nutty quality It was the aftertaste part which I found cool and my kids found "meh." Overall, I'd buy them again.

  • KAMI
    KAMI 5 months ago

    Damn I wish I wasn't in Keto right now.

  • A Good Person
    A Good Person 5 months ago

    Caution, arousal emminent !

  • Miles Edgeworth
    Miles Edgeworth 5 months ago

    But is he a sweet genius tho

  • mr sin
    mr sin 5 months ago

    2:55 tears😢

  • roge Blue
    roge Blue 5 months ago

    Fuck I wanna bake some cookies now

  • unnamed715
    unnamed715 5 months ago

    Fuck the cookies, I want one of those chocolate snowmen! :P

  • Brandon Waldo
    Brandon Waldo 5 months ago

    People who say they dont like chocolate are probably lying. Word. They just trying to be edgy, when alone you can bet they are binging on m&ms

  • Nakiado
    Nakiado 5 months ago

    I gotta say, 90% of the time, Chocolate Chip Cookies are bad, but when they're done right, they are insatiable. This guy knows his shit.

  • Taylor Hill
    Taylor Hill 5 months ago

    He stole that eaten chocolate story from really Willy wonka

  • Elijah Waite
    Elijah Waite 5 months ago

    why do i watch these things in the middle of the night when im hungry

  • Christopher Bazaka
    Christopher Bazaka 5 months ago

    ugh so hot

  • Eb R. B.
    Eb R. B. 5 months ago

    I cannot explain how bad I want to hop on a plane just for a cookie! Clearly not just any cookie lmao

  • Tyler Thompson
    Tyler Thompson 5 months ago

    I could listen to that guy talk all day long.

  • reyes andrea
    reyes andrea 5 months ago

    Hahaha yes un bon français qui se respecte.

  • Sutea
    Sutea 5 months ago

    Fuck you Sean!

  • Moon Emoji
    Moon Emoji 5 months ago


  • Jessica Janica
    Jessica Janica 5 months ago

    I love his voice

  • Snyper009
    Snyper009 5 months ago


  • rrgert4
    rrgert4 5 months ago

    "chokkolate" sounds so much nicer

  • KFangirl4
    KFangirl4 5 months ago

    Best chocolate Chip cookie is at Levain Bakery in NYC. Hands down.

  • Antoine Morel
    Antoine Morel 5 months ago

    cookie-rico, France is well represented.

  • n
    n 5 months ago

    brb traveling to brooklyn real quick