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.
- 225 grams butter room temperature
- 110 grams caster sugar
- 275 grams Plain Flour
- 1 tspn Vanilla Extract
- 75 grams Chocolate Chips
Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
Cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture is light and fluffy – use either a wooden spoon or mixer
Add vainilla extract, flour and chocolate chips and mix until it forms a dough.
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.
Bake in the oven for around 10-12 mins until they are golden brown.
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