Soft and chewy chocolate cookies

    28 min

    I love this recipe... I have modified it quite a lot so that it bears no resemblance to the original recipe. My mum thinks it needs more sugar, but I like the cocoa taste. Goes well with hot chocolate.... Mmmmm :D

    24 people made this

    Serves: 50 

    • 285g butter
    • 240g caster sugar
    • 150g soft dark brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 400g plain flour
    • 60g cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 a teaspoon salt

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:28min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients and stir into the mixture. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking trays. Bake for 8-9 minutes.
    3. Leave the cookies on the baking tray for a few mins after removing from the oven as they will be soft.
    4. Remove from the tray onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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    Reviews in English (11)


    too dry  -  21 Feb 2011


    Mmm yummy, this is a great recipe. I halved the quantities though and still got 30 cookies.  -  29 Jan 2011


    Thumbs up this one, spot on  -  30 Jan 2014