Basic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe 2

Sometimes you just need a tried and tested biscuit recipe, you know the one that will turn out time after time and is simple and delicious. That is where this basic chocolate chip cookie recipe comes into its own. It is my Mum’s recipe and one I have been using for years and years and never fails.

I love the fact that it uses a few basic ingredients, is reliable abut more than that it makes delicious cookies that disappear fast.

Hard to believe that they have just five ingredients! Do not let the fact that I call this a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe fool you.

Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

A delicious, but simple 5 ingredient cookie that is easy to make.

Course Cookies, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Keyword baking, cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 24 cookies


  • 225 grams butter room temperature
  • 110 grams caster sugar
  • 275 grams Plain Flour
  • 1 tspn Vanilla Extract
  • 75 grams Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.

  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture is light and fluffy – use either a wooden spoon or mixer

  3. Add vainilla extract, flour and chocolate chips and mix until it forms a dough.

  4. Roll the dough into walnut-sized balls and place them slightly apart from each other on a baking sheet and flatten them with the bottom of a glass or your hand.

  5. Bake in the oven for around 10-12 mins until they are golden brown.

  6. Leave the cookies on a cooling rack for around 15 mins before serving.

Looking for a tried and tested biscuit recipe that is simple and delicious, that is where this basic chocolate chip cookie recipe comes into its own

If you like this then take a look at our A-Z of cooking with kids.

2 thoughts on “Basic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Comments are closed.