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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 12 minutes

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around 12 to 18 cookies (depending on how much dough you use)

American chocolate chip cookies are a all time favourite. These are great fun to make with the kids. You can also replace the chocolate chips with smarties for a funner variation.

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  • 120g of caster sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 160g chocolate chips (or smarties)
  • 140g flour
  • half a tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • half a tsp vanilla essence
  • pinch of salt
  • 95g butter


  1. First preheat the oven to 190°C (gas mark 5) Beat the sugar in a bowl with the butter until creamy.

  2. Next break the egg into the bowl and beat till smooth, then add the vanilla essence and mix.

  3. Add the flour, salt, and the bicarbonate of soda a little at a time and stir everything together.

  4. The add the chocolate chips to the mixture. (make sure it is all well proportioned)

  5. place grease proof paper on trays. Then spoon small amounts of cookie dough onto the paper. Make sure you leave enough space between them.

  6. Place in the oven and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until golden.

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