Recipe

Chocolate chip cookies

A classic biscuit that is loved by all, the humble chocolate chip cookie is best enjoyed with a glass of milk. They're great to bake with the little ones, too.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 44
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Chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients

  • 250 gram butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cup (335g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 375 gram dark chocolate melts, chopped coarsely

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Beat butter, extract, sugars and egg in a small bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Transfer mixture to a large bowl; stir in sifted flour and soda, in two batches. Stir in chocolate.
  • 3
    Roll tablespoons of mixture into balls; place 5cm apart on trays.
  • 4
    Bake cookies 15 minutes or until golden; cool on trays.

Notes

For a chewier cookie, bake for 12 minutes. Cookies will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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