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Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 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.


  • 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


  • STEP 1
    First preheat the oven to 190°C (gas mark 5) Beat the sugar in a bowl with the butter until creamy.
  • STEP 2
    Next break the egg into the bowl and beat till smooth, then add the vanilla essence and mix.
  • STEP 3
    Add the flour, salt, and the bicarbonate of soda a little at a time and stir everything together.
  • STEP 4
    The add the chocolate chips to the mixture. (make sure it is all well proportioned)
  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 6
    Place in the oven and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until golden.

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