Millie's Cookies recipe
Member recipe

Millie's Cookies recipe

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(229 ratings)

Member recipe by

Servings

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!!!

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

    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!

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Thelostgrrl
31st Jan, 2016
5.05
These were very easy to make, however I am glad I scrolled through a good 7 pages of comments as many people suggested using less sugar and butter (which I did). And even then, I found them too sweet, so next time I won't bother using vanilla essence either. I made 3 batches, the first batch of a cooking time of 7 minutes which came out so gooey even once out of the oven and cooled that it seemed impossible to pick up and eat. The 2nd batch of a cooking time of 10 minutes which came out perfect. And my final batch of a bake time of 12 minutes which were slightly crisper than the 10 min batch. It's a great recipe and they went down very well with everyone who tried them.
Barneys baking
14th Jan, 2016
5.05
Never thought I could make these, but they are so easy, just as good as what you would buy. So far I've made, chopped nuts, choc chip & sultanas, all just as good as each other. I will continue to make these and never buy any again :-) The only thing I changed was the amount of caster sugar, I only used 100g rather than 125g, I think you could get away with adding even less than that though and I baked for 12 minutes and they still come out chewy with a slight crunch on the edge... yum!
R.bristow1
14th Jan, 2016
5.05
Always makes perfect cookies! So easy to customise too, the favourite in our house is white chocolate chip and cherry flavour!
baking_beginner
14th Dec, 2015
Made these a couple of weeks ago for our group meeting at work. The only variation I made was to add 150g of choc chips and 50g of butterscotch chips (definitely recommend the butterscotch - it leaks a bit from the cookie onto the try but peels away when cooled and doesn't burn too much if you follow the cooking instructions in the recipe). At our meeting these went down a real treat. However, personally think they are way too sweet - something I only noticed if you try to eat more than one. So would consider taking out some of the sugar next time!
Kerryalgie
14th Dec, 2015
I've tried this recipe twice now and I've done exactly as it says and both times it turns out like cake mix and it won't roll onto balls so I have to keep adding flour till it is proper cookie mix
rshardy21
11th Feb, 2016
Most cookie mixes are more like cake mix just a bit thicker, other than those you roll with a pin. I used to make thousands of cookies and found that if i have wet hands it helps to keep your hands free of mix and they roll easier.
Dilly.Rock
12th Dec, 2015
5.05
Love this recipe, always come out perfect and lovely and chewy. Today i substituted the Chocolate chips for 3 tbs of Mincemeat, what a fantastic festive treat!
moonlight_caster
9th Dec, 2015
0.05
These cookies are far to sugary for me. They don't taste like Millie's cookies at all and we measured the ingredients exactly.
EMILY_15X
8th Dec, 2015
I've tried so many cookie recipe's before and this is the best one. I have made this so many times and good every time. Would highly recommend this. I never put 200g in because it probably would have been to much so I only put in 100g, it still worked amazing though.
katieevans's picture
katieevans
1st Dec, 2015
This is now my go-to cookie recipe for life! I've made so many batches since discovering it and am constantly having to point people in the direction of this recipe because they love them so much. my blog: http://tasteusa.blogspot.com/

Pages

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.