A pan serving a giant cookie

Giant cookie

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 6 - 8

Get baking with the kids who'll love this giant cookie that they can adapt with their favourite treats like marshmallows, pretzels, nuts, toffee or fudge

Nutrition and extra info

  • unbaked

Nutrition:

  • kcal596
  • fat29g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs76g
  • sugars40g
  • fibre2g
  • protein7g
  • salt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 200g butter at room temperature, plus extra for the pan
    Butter

    Butter

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  • 250g light brown sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

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  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 275g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

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  • 150g chocolate chips
  • 100g other cookie fillings, such as pretzels, chopped nuts, pieces of fudge or toffee, marshmallows
  • vanilla ice cream, to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Tip the butter and sugar into a large mixing bowl, beat until combined, then stir in the yolks and vanilla. Tip in the flour, baking powder, chocolate chips, a pinch of sea salt and any other fillings you want to add. Mix until a crumbly dough forms.

  2. Lightly butter a 25cm ovenproof frying pan. Spoon in and flatten the cookie mixture. For a gooey dessert, bake for 20 mins, leave to rest for 5 mins, then scoop straight from the pan and serve with ice cream, if you like. For a firmer cookie you can cut, bake for 30 mins, then leave to cool completely before cutting into wedges.

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