One time when I baked cookies, While the dough was in the oven the cookies started to wrinkle and the center of the cookies looked like it was melting into a puddle. What would cause the dough to do this?
I'm not sure if this wasn't what was supposed to happen - was it a recipe you already used before and it didn;t do that? It would be necessary to know the kind of cookies and the recipe you used.
I've used the same recipe twice and got 2 differnet results... This was one of them and im trying to recreate this incident, what would normally cause a dough to have this result when baked? It was a recipe for chocolate chip cookies, they were not supposed to turn out like this but I want them to...
I used this recipe... http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/the-chewy-recipe/index.html
Are you sure you did everything exactly the same way both times? This recipe is very different from the one i make so i'm not familiar with it, but if you did it once and it came out then i imagine you inadvertently did something different the second time.
Was the dough thoroughly chilled?
Were the pans warm when you put the cookies in them?
Did you do them on a very hot day the second time?
Was the oven preheated to the same temperature?
I would think the temperature would be the thing that might have more easily changed from one time to another. What you describe sounds like how my cookies used to come out in rome where the flour is very different from all purpose. Could you have used a different flour (it calls for bread flour) the second time?