For an easy chocolate chip cookies recipe that can be done in under 30 minutes, look no further. Go on, enjoy a deliciously warm, chewy cookie with your next cuppa. This is a great recipe to try with the kids too.
These easy chocolate chip cookies are simply scrumptious. Serve deliciously warm, straight from the oven or cooled and dunked in a perfect cuppa. The beautiful thing about making your own cookies is you get to choose the size – extra large or mini cookies – they all taste fabulous. For a gooey, chewy finish, don’t cook them for too long, or if you like them crisp and crunchy – keep them baking until the max time. Simply divine!
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Watch how to make Easy chocolate chip cookies
- 225g (1 cup) caster sugar
- 300g (2 cups) plain flour (sifted)
- 200g (1 cup) of butter melted
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 1tsp of baking powder
- A pinch of salt
- 1 egg
- 100g-200g chocolate or chocolate chips
Add the sugar and melted butter in a bowl and mix together – a wooden spoon is fine, no need for a whisk.
Sift the flour, baking powder, vanilla and salt together and add to the sugar and butter mixture. Add the chocolate chips at this stage if you’re making chocolate chip cookies.
Mix together using your hand. Once you get a dough texture, add the egg and knead using your hand again.
Spread some butter onto a baking tray. Take some of the dough, roll into ball then flatten a little. Keep them on the small side as they spread out during baking. Also, don’t keep biscuits close to each other otherwise they will get stuck together.
Place in the oven and bake at 160C, gas 3 for 10-20 mins. The bigger the cookies, the longer they’ll take to cook. They’re ready when the edges are a bit golden.
Top tip for making Easy chocolate chip cookies
If you want to make extra chocolaty cookies we'd recommend using 200g of chocolate otherwise stick to 100g chocolate for a classic chocolate chip cookie