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American Cookies

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Prep: 6 minutes Cook: 10 minutes

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10-15 cookies

A typical American biscuit with chocolate chips.

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  • 60g butter, softened
  • 50g light brown soft sugar
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1 small egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 100g chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/ Gas 4

  2. Cream together the butter and sugars.

  3. After creamed, combine in the egg and vanilla extract.

  4. Sift in the flour and salt.

  5. Then add the chocolate chips and place on a floured work surface.

  6. Roll cookie dough into a sausage (about 1.2cm in height and width), then cut the cookie dough (about 1cm in thickness).

  7. Shape dough into cookie shapes (bearing in mind that the mixture does expand in the oven)

  8. Place on a greased baking tray and place in the oven for 10 minutes (or until the cookie starts browning).

  9. Leave to cool slightly and enjoy.

  10. (The cookies last for 1-4 days in a sealed container)

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