Simple Chocolate Chip Cookies

    25 min

    These cookies are buttery, chewy, chocolately and oh-so-delicious. One cooke will never be enough! Enjoy with a big mug of tea, coffee or a glass of milk.

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    Makes: 3 - 4 dozen

    • 225g butter
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 220g dark brown soft sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 eggs
    • 310g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 335g plain chocolate chips

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the vanilla and eggs one at a time. Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Finally, mix in the chocolate chips. Drop heaped tablespoons onto ungreased baking trays.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven or until edges are golden. Remove from baking tray to cool on wire racks.

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    Really lovely! I made a batch to take to school and the tin was clear by second period, with people requesting more. The brown sugar gave them a wonderful almost toffee-ish taste. Next time, I think I would add more chocolate chips and possibly a little cocoa powder to the dough, just to make them a little more chocolatey. (I also used half and half smarties and chocolate chips, which seemed to be appreaciated )  -  10 Apr 2011


    I only had one egg so halved everything but accidentally used a tablespoon of vanilla extract instead of a teaspoon. Whoops! Nevertheless, the cookies still tasted amazing and I think my belly is asking for a third already! Very basic to do as I'm a beginner baker and I'm very happy with the outcome. Being the pessimist I am, I was expecting my horrid baking skills to ruin this poor recipe. A must-try!  -  11 Feb 2013


    very very yummy!!!!  -  31 Jan 2012