Easy peasy dark chocolate chip cookies

    30 min

    Delicious and light chocolate chip cookies and amazingly easy to make. Use dark chocolate chips for an extra rich flavour.


    East Lothian, Scotland, UK
    24 people made this

    Makes: 12 cookies

    • 125g softened butter
    • 100g brown sugar
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 225g self raising flour
    • 100g dark chocolate chips

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar. Add in the beaten egg and the vanilla extract, and mix well. Sift in the flour and stir to a thick but sticky dough then add the dark chocolate chips.
    3. Roll into small, evenly sized balls and pat down slightly on the prepared baking tray to flatten, be sure to spread them quite far apart so they don't stick together.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for around 10 minutes, until golden brown. Let them cool on the baking tray for another 10 minutes and enjoy.


    If you prefer, you can substitute the dark chocolate chips for milk or white chocolate or any kind of nuts or dried fruit.

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    After spending months trying to find a cookie recipe that both me and my daughter loves I finally found it. Thank you  -  02 May 2016