Recipe

Choc chip cookies

There are few biscuits more loved than the classic chocolate chip cookie. Whip up a batch this weekend to share with friends and family, or enjoy on your own as a afternoon snack with a pot of tea.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 12 mins cooking
  • Makes 18
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Ingredients

Choc chip cookies
  • 90 gram butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup chocolate bits
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Method

Choc chip cookies
  • 1
    Beat butter, essence and sugars in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, beat in egg. Stir in flours, chocolate bits, nuts and milk.
  • 2
    Drop heaped tablespoons of mixture onto lightly greased oven trays, about 3cm apart.
  • 3
    Bake in moderate oven about 12 minutes or until firm and lightly browned. Stand on trays 5 minutes before lifting onto wire racks to cool.

Notes

Recipe can be made 4 days ahead. Store in airtight container. Freeze suitable. Microwave not suitable.

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