Millie's Cookies recipe
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Millie's Cookies recipe

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Serves 1 - 12 Cookies

These delicious cookies are easy to cook and taste as good as the real Millies cookies, with a crisp outer layer and a gooey centre these treats are best eaten warm but last well...if they last that long!!!

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  • 125g butter, softened
  • 100g light brown soft sugar
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 200g chocolate chips


    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4
    2. Cream butter and sugars, once creamed, combine in the egg and vanilla.
    3. Sift in the flour and salt, then the chocolate chips.
    4. Roll into walnut size balls, for a more homemade look, or roll into a long, thick sausage shape and slice to make neater looking cookies.
    5. Place on ungreased baking paper. If you want to have the real Millies experience then bake for just 7 minutes, till the cookies are just setting - the cookies will be really doughy and delicious. Otherwise cook for 10 minutes until just golden round the edges.
    6. Take out of the oven and leave to harden for a minute before transferring to a wire cooling rack. These are great warm, and they also store well, if they don't all get eaten straight away!

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Callum Kerr's picture
Callum Kerr
10th Feb, 2018
I made this but I doubled the recipe and got a really good bunch of cookies I made 20 and they were quite big I recommend this recipe to anyone it was really easy
22nd Jan, 2018
These are awesome. If you cover the mix and put it in the fridge you can dip in to it over a few days to make hot fresh cookies too. Another way you can make them a bit different we found by accident. Our "walnut" size dough balls were closer to golf ball size. So after 6/7 mins they were more like little hills! I flattened them with a spatchula the cooked surface cracked a little, just like the shop bought ones, and put them back in the oven for anoother 4 to 5 mins and they came out perfect.
21st Jan, 2018
I've tried alot of different cookie recipes and this is the best one I've found... I make them with white chocolate and macadamia nuts...Yummy!
29th Dec, 2017
They are good but too sickly sweet. Half the amount of sugar and half the chocolate chips would have been much better. I think the recipe needs to mention that the dough has to be chilled in the fridge for at least 2 hours so the cookies don’t spread out too much and turn into a gooey mess.
24th Dec, 2017
It says above the recipe that this makes 12 cookies, and I wanted 24, so I doubled the amount of ingredients I used and somehow I ended up making enough mixture for at least 60 cookies. I’m not complaining, my family love them, but I’m very confused... any explanations? My calculations were definitely correct.
Ms M
27th Nov, 2017
Best cookie recipe! They always go down a treat in my home.
20th Nov, 2017
Cautionary tale: if you don't have baking sheet (like muggins here) and use foil and grease it... complete disaster. Delicious though, if you don't mind scraping off cookie and foil bits like an idiot!
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Matthew Pickwick
22nd Dec, 2017
Just grease the baking tray next time, no need to add foil.
Cuthmansrecipes's picture
5th Nov, 2017
Makes these cookies all the time the best fool proof recipe all the family and friends love them so a big thank u for the recipe
29th Oct, 2017
I make these cookies all the time and they suit every occasion perfectly- highly recommended


17th Jun, 2017
Put them on paper and then put the paper on tray
28th Oct, 2013
When I make this recipe the batter becomes very sticky and it is difficult to role the cookies into shape. I have made these a few times and each time they always taste amazing but I wondered if there is something I am doing wrong to make the mixture this sticky? Any comments on how to help is greatly recieved
20th Dec, 2014
try adding more flour to your worktop, rolling pin, or the mixture, makes it less sticky and hopefully easier to shape for you :)
6th Jan, 2014
Hey I found this too! I refrigerate the mixture before moulding. Still not great but I managed to shape them and cut shapes too :) hope this helps
6th Dec, 2013
This keeps napping to me not sure if am going wrong
7th Oct, 2013
How many calories in each cookie?


SColeman88's picture
21st Jan, 2014
These came out perfectly, brilliant simple recipe! Just tried a combination of raspberry and white chocolate, lemon and poppy seed, and cherry and almond and it worked just as well! Recommended!
6th Jan, 2014
I found the dough too sticky to mould as it just stuck to my hands. I now refrigerate it before I mould it. I also find this makes way more than twelve as they spread out so much.
12th Nov, 2013
Made more but this time I baked them on a upside down muffin tray forming cups once they have cooled remove from tray place in a bowl and fill with ice cream makes a great combination
3rd Nov, 2013
Terry's chocolate orange chopped up instead of chocolate chips = amazing!
11th Sep, 2013
Just baked these, dividing it up into 12 makes very big cookies, and that may be why it took me 15 mins @ FAN 170 to bake them? Still lovely and gooey in the middle with a nice crisp on the outside.
9th Sep, 2013
They are really good but definitely leave them on the tray a bit longer as they melt through the wire rack due to the chocolate still being melted if you only give them a minute!
2nd Sep, 2013
I used galaxy chocolate instead of chocolate chips. It takes a little while to cut it up but they were THE BEST cookies I have ever had! Also, when they cool they really do harden- I didn't realise this on my first batch and overcooked them quite a bit because they were so soft coming out of the oven (Still delicious though!).
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30th Aug, 2013
These cookies turned out great! They were delicious warm and tasted really nice and gooey in the muddle. The next time I made these, I used white granulated sugar instead of the caster sugar and they didn't spread as much.
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20th Aug, 2013
Love them! I dont make them to the exact recipie tho. I dont add any Caster sugar and add just abit more brown sugar doesn't make them go flat and there not too sweet! Also if you have a silicon cupcake tray they are fantastic as cupcakes!!! goes down a treat with butter icing!!!!!
18th Aug, 2013
I left out the salt the second time I made them, and it made them even more delicious! They were exactly the same in size, shape and consistency, but just slightly less sharp. I also recommend using 3 tablespoons of melted peanut butter instead of chocolate chips - scrummy!