Cookies are great. Everyone loves them, and that’s because there’s a cookie for everyone. But the chocolate chip cookie is a classic for the simple reason that it’s simple, delicious and easy to make at home. These are also great to make with kids, so if you’ve got an aspiring baker at home then give this recipe a spin with them – you’ll be able to make the cookies sort of shape to make things even more fun and you get a great batch of cookies at the end!
Chocolate Chip CookiesPrint Recipe
- 225g Plain Flour
- 150g Unsalted Butter, softened
- 80g Light Brown Sugar
- 80g Caster Sugar
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 Large Egg
- 200g Milk Chocolate Chips
Add the butter and sugars into a bowl and beat together until creamy and the colour is lighter.
Beat in the egg and vanilla extract into the butter and sugar with a couple of tablespoons of the flour to stop splitting.
Sieve in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt and mix into the butter and sugar until it forms a soft dough.
Add in the chocolate chips and combine them well into the dough.
Wrap the dough in cling film and place into the fridge to chill for about an hour.
Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5.
Remove the dough from the fridge and lightly flour a work surface.
Roll out the dough to approximately 1/2 inch thick and cut out the cookies using a cookie cutter.
Line two baking trays and lay out the cookie dough onto the trays, making sure there's enough space between them to expand.
Bake in the oven for 8 - 10 minutes until the cookies are a light golden.
Remove from the oven and leave to set on the trays for five minutes. and then transfer onto cooling racks to cool completely.