Soft Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup malted milk powder
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp kosher salt
2 tsp cornstarch
1 cup melted butter
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla
2 cups chocolate chips (optional- plus one more cup for pressing into tops of cookies

Whisk flour, malted milk powder, baking powder, salt and cornstarch together. Set aside
Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Remove from heat
In large mixing bowl combine the butter and brown sugar, using wooden spoon or mixer set on lowest setting
Stir in eggs and vanilla with mixer still on lowest setting until combined.
Stir in dry ingredients until evenly incorporate
Fold in chocolate chips
Chill dough for 2 hours or up to 3 days
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Line baking sheet with parchment paper
Scoop approximately 2 tbsp. of dough and form into a ball. Place dough 3 inches apart on lined baking sheet. Press additional chocolate chips into the top of dough balls– optional
Bake for 11-12 minutes until the edges golden. Don’t over-bake
Allow to cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack to continue.
Chocolate Chip Cookies