- STEP 1
Put the butter and sugar in a bowl. Using an electric beater, mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
- STEP 2
Add in the egg and vanilla essence. Beat until the ingredients are combined and the mixture looks smooth, but not creamy.
- STEP 3
Sift and fold in the flour. Roll the dough into a ball. If feels too sticky, add upto 25g more flour. Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.
- STEP 4
Meanwhile, line 2 baking trays with parchment. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C/ fan 150 degrees C/ 338 degrees F.
- STEP 5
Roll out the dough until it is 1cm thick. Use a 5cm by 6cm heart shaped cutter and a 5cm star cutter to stamp out lots of shapes. Lay them on the tray and gently press chocolate chips into each one.
- STEP 6
Bake for 5 to 10 minutes until golden-brown and slightly soft. Set to cool and enjoy!