Canada markets open in 2 hours 12 minutes
  • S&P/TSX

    20,164.39
    -36.26 (-0.18%)
     
  • S&P 500

    4,241.84
    -4.60 (-0.11%)
     
  • DOW

    33,874.24
    -71.34 (-0.21%)
     
  • CAD/USD

    0.8134
    +0.0008 (+0.10%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    72.97
    -0.11 (-0.15%)
     
  • BTC-CAD

    41,176.12
    -1,043.50 (-2.47%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    806.88
    -3.31 (-0.41%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,783.90
    +0.50 (+0.03%)
     
  • RUSSELL 2000

    2,303.47
    +7.52 (+0.33%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    1.4870
    0.0000 (0.00%)
     
  • NASDAQ futures

    14,348.00
    +85.00 (+0.60%)
     
  • VOLATILITY

    15.60
    -1.06 (-6.36%)
     
  • FTSE

    7,109.32
    +35.26 (+0.50%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    28,875.23
    +0.34 (+0.00%)
     
  • CAD/EUR

    0.6808
    -0.0001 (-0.01%)
     

This Viral Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Allegedly Made Elon Musk 'Come Back for Seconds'

·2 min read

Courtesy Debbie Koenig; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty

This might be the Tesla of all chocolate chip cookie recipes.

A video documenting the recipe for a batch of the beloved dessert has gone viral — and it's all because of Elon Musk.

Late last month, TikTok user Christine Skari posted a video on the social media platform that featured her creating the cookies that she claimed the 49-year-old billionaire tried — and thoroughly enjoyed — at his SpaceX office. "The chocolate chip cookie recipe that made Elon Musk come back for seconds," a voiceover kicks off the video.

She goes on to give a step-by-step process on how to create the cookies, which originally came from blogger Debbie Koenig's website, and eventually went viral, scoring over 4 million views as of Monday.

Skari explained in the video that she made the cookies at home and gave them to her boyfriend, Kyle, who brought them to work at his job as a materials engineer at SpaceX.

"His desk was close to Elon's and Elon saw them and sent his bodyguard over to get one," said Skari. "His bodyguard took it back to Elon's desk and 10 minutes later comes back and asks where the cookies came from."

"Kyle told him I made them and when the bodyguard was like, 'Okay, if anything bad happens I know to come back to you,' and took more because Elon wanted seconds," Skari added in the video.

RELATED: Woman with Down Syndrome Grows Her Baking Hobby Into a Full-Fledged Business: 'Do Not Give Up'

According to both Skari's video and the Debbie Koenig website, the chocolate chip cookie recipe contains 1 stick of unsalted butter, ¾ cup of brown sugar, ½ cup of granulated sugar, 1½ teaspoons of vanilla extract and 1 egg for the wet ingredients. For the dry ingredients, you use 1½ cups of flour, ½ teaspoon of baking soda and ½ teaspoon of salt. After that is all that is combined, you add 6 to 7 ounces of bittersweet chocolate chunks (the exact amount is up to the baker).

One of Koenig's secrets is to mix everything in a stand mixer on low instead of high, like most recipes call for. "This made the butter-sugar mixture hold the flour differently, and spread out less," she writes on her blog.

Courtesy Debbie Koenig

The dough is also refrigerated for at least an hour, preferably 24-36 hours, and then gets scooped and into the oven to bake at 350° for 11 to 13 minutes. (Get the full recipe to try them for yourself here.)

Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday.

"The middle should still be gooey when you take them out," Skari says in her video. "I have tried a million recipes and this one's the best."

Her followers seem to agree. On another one of her posts, one user commented, "Just wanted to say those cookies were fire."

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting