Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Servings

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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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

    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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Kytkathryn
3rd Oct, 2015
This recipe is great. My friends like me making them. I currently also get 30-35 cookies from this recipe too! I cook mine for about 10 mins at the moment and use a 100g white chocolate bar and 100g of milk choc cut instead of chips. I cut the bars into little squares as I find aldi/sainsbury cheap chocolate is fine and cheaper than chocolate chips. I get a normal dessert eating spoon to dollop the mixture on a tray, then make sure I pat it out into nice circles. This gets a homemade but still quite uniform cookie. I have lessened the amount per a dollop of spoon as I used to get about 20 cookies but realised a smaller amount can still make the same width if you pat them. Then you get more for you ingredients too which keeps everyone happy. Hope this helps. If eaten while hardened but still recently made you should get some nice melted chocolate in the cookie to bite into and make a mess with too! Happy making... And very importantly, happy munching!
upcomingcook
13th Aug, 2015
A lot of comments say that these cookies were 'too cake like' and I would have to agree. they were crumbling and falling a part and to be honest- not the tastiest. Self-raising flour should be left to cakes, I think... Plain flour would have been best.
Kytkathryn
3rd Oct, 2015
I do them for ten to twelve minutes and only used a normal eating dessert spoon from my draw to dollop a cookie on a tray. I then pat the dough down in to a nice round shape. I now get 30-35 from this recipe, about 9 on my tray at a time. (I only have one tray). I do them between 10-12 mins. They come out perfectly and everyone says I make good cookies but I really just followed this recipe.
DawsS
12th Jul, 2015
Just made these with gluten free, self raising flour. They are amazing.
oceangirl91
7th Jul, 2015
Just made these, used plain flour, baking soda and margarine and they still came out an absolute treat!
detlansmith
8th Apr, 2015
just made these got 34 out of it tastes so nice!!!
Robw895
1st Apr, 2015
5.05
Fantastic recipe, cooking time spot on! Nice and soft centre, tast delicious. I used 150g white choclate and 150g milk chocolate chopped into small chunks, worked a treat, would recommend over the chocolate chips. Work slightly better with slighlty more than a tablespoon of dough as well.
carolinedisspain
15th Mar, 2015
These were amazing, forgot to add baking powder, but were still great :)
mrsd86
2nd Feb, 2015
5.05
These are delicious! I've made two batches now, my kids and husband love them....as do I :) Make sure you get them out of the oven after 12 minutes as stated, any longer and they'll go quite hard and won't taste quite as good. 12 minutes, and they're are lovely and soft in the middle, and so chocolately!!
booldawg
29th Nov, 2014
Baked this to the recipe. The mixture was very dry and dusty so 'dripping off the spoon' is not going to happen! I baked them a little bit too long as they felt too gooey after 12 minutes. Wish I'd taken them out at 12 mins and allowed them to settle as mine were slightly burnt and dry. Good simple recipe all the same. Trust the baking times!

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