Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Serves 1 - 15 Cookies

a fantastic cookie recipe, these delicious cookies are almost cakes, with a lovely soft texture that melts in your mouth, you will have the adults and children coming back for more!!!

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  • 200g softened butter
  • 300g soft brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 300g self raising flour
  • 80g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 300g choc chips


    1. preheat oven to 180 c/ gas 4
    2. cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in vanilla extract and eggs
    3. in a separate bowl sift flour, cocoa and baking powder together
    4. add flour mix to the creamed mix in stages( a third at a time) mix well. fold in choc chips until just combined.
    5. spoon a tablespoon of the mixture on to a baking tray and just let it drop off the spoon, repeat until you have used up all the cookie mixture.
    6. bake in preheated oven for 12 minutes, when you remove the cookies from the oven they will still be soft, leave to cool completely on the baking tray, where they will continue to cook slightly,when completely cold move to a cooling rack. then enjoy Mmmmmmmm.

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24th Jan, 2019
These cookies were delicious and everyone loved them.
11th Jan, 2019
Amazing cookies. Made with my 9 year old. V easy and we all loved them.
24th Nov, 2018
These cookies are divine! I made them with my 4 year old grandson today and they were really simple. We used half the quantity which made 11 cookies and chopped chocolate because we didn't have chocolate drops. They are irresistible and I'll definitely be making them again to take to work.
Angelica Mercie...
22nd Oct, 2018
Lovely cookies and very easy to make! Keep coming back to this recipe whenever I need a quick batch of cookies made! Great recipe!
3rd Sep, 2018
I've made these cookies twice now, the first time resulting in a batch of 17 and the second resulting in a batch of 41. They are super tasty and I love making them as birthday and Christmas presents for my friends at school.
14th Aug, 2018
these cookies are delicious ! we love them ! when you finish them there a bit gooey. They are better with chocolate chunks because they are more chocolatey. we have made 22 cookies. we are both 8 year old girls and enjoyed making them. Just add a bit of milk and it will be less dry. They are lovely ! .
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Clair Prince
13th Feb, 2018
These are delicious! Dough is a little tough but I just added a few table spoons of milk. I have a fan oven so I cooked them for 12 minutes on 160°c. Absolutely perfect with a cuppa.
6th Nov, 2017
I made this recipe twice, first time thinking I was the one that executed it wrong as the feedback on it is so great and my outcome was so disappointing, but I learned that's not the case. I believe they taste more like a dry cake than a cookie. Personally, I wouldn't advise this recipe.
Kitkat T-B
1st Nov, 2017
This recipe is fabulous. Just made these with my 3 year old. Very simple and easy steps to follow. We made 12 rather large cookies next time think I'll half the recipe or do 2 bakes (only 1 tray) smelt delicious could wait to eat them. We didn't let them fully cool before eating them and my gosh they are devine! Thank you for this recipe.
Emma Matthews
28th Oct, 2017
Made 24 delicious brownie cookies. Very sweet and easy to make!


17th Oct, 2016
How long does this take to make
6th Mar, 2016
Has anyone tried making this dough ahead of time and storing it in the fridge until it's needed? Thanks in advance :-)
13th Apr, 2015
Can you use margarine (e.g. Stork) to make these or does it need to be butter?
7th May, 2015
You can use stork, enjoy!!!! X
17th Oct, 2016
If you want to double the mix I would go for; 400g butter 550g sugar 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs 600g flour any type 110g cocoa powder 1tsp baking powder 450g choc chips Thanks :-)
12th Feb, 2016
I just finished making this recipe, my cookies turned out exceptionally well I would like to point out that it is better if you use regular flour like that it is less like a cake texture. I definitely recommend this recipe for chocolate lovers, as I used regular flour the texture was more hard and crunchy inside. I would definitely would make this again.
8th Feb, 2016
I made these today. I used plain flour instead of self raising as I didn't want a crumbly cookie. I wanted them not to fall apart which I thought may happen if they had more cake like texture. They are so yummy! Crunchy outside goofy inside! Perfect. I used Cadbury coca rather than supermarket branded. Battery is no way rollable so I just scupt out balls with a spoon. They still grew outwards loads we got about 25 large cookies
3rd Oct, 2015
Chocolate chip alternative: ~ If you want to save some money, buying cheap chocolate bars and cutting them up into chunks works just as well as chocolate chips. Also you might find chunks of chocolate more appealing. ~ I use 100g white chocolate and 100g milk chocolate instead of chocolate chips. White chocolate looks good in them. Chocolate powder: ~ If you think 80g is alot to use of your beloved green and blacks etc, using 50g still works fine. Milk: ~ You can add a tablespoon or two of milk if you think it looks dry, however, in my experience if it looks a bit crumbly like the texture of old fashioned rusk mixture, they still come out fine. Batch amount: ~ If you use a dessert spoon you can use a relatively small amount and pat the mixture out to circles. I currently can get between 30-35 cookies from this recipe on BBC good food. I originally began with managing about 20. Long as the width is like you would normally do, a smaller height, from patting, does not matter too much to the final cooked cookie size. You'll manage to do trial and error and get a decent cookie size and decent batch of 30+ eventually, I am sure!
19th Apr, 2015
Instead of 80g of coco powder you can use 100g of dark chocolate. Melt it in the microwave with a little bit of butter and add in before the flour mix. Make a way chocolatiery (not a word) cookie!