Wednesday 29 April 2020

Traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe

These delicious cookies are the perfect treat to have at home or to make for a friend.  They have very few ingredients and although they are a treat, they will definitely be healthier than most packaged, ready-made biscuits. You'll find the ingredients, method and some photos of the process below. 


  • 150g of butter - softened either in the microwave or in a bowl over a boiling pot
  • 200g chocolate chips / chunks.
  • 80g caster sugar 
  • 80g brown sugar
  • 225g plain flour 
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 
  • half a teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt if salted butter, 1tsp if unsalted butter.


  1. Line a baking tray with baking / greaseproof paper and preheat the oven to gas mark 5 or 190 degrees;
  2. mix together the butter and both sugars until creamy;
  3. add the vanilla extract and the egg and beat;
  4. sift in the flour and baking powder and continue to beat until smooth;
  5. add in the chocolate chips or chunks and stir them in;
  6. use a teaspoon to pick up some of the mixture and roll it into a ball between you hands, for traditional cookies, keep the ball small; and 
  7. bake for around 10 minutes and then leave to cool. 
There you go, simple chocolate chip cookies! These taste amazing whilst still warm and can also be heated up in the microwave and served with ice cream. 

Let me know what you have been up to during lockdown in the comments! 


  1. This looks delicious! I have been baking a ton, mainly banana bread!
    Tay | Today With Tayla

  2. Nothing beats a gooey cookie! These look so tasty. Thanks for sharing xx

  3. Oh this looks so yummy! Lovely post!

    Be safe, xx

  4. Mhmm these look delish! I love that you've put big pieces of chocolate chips in there!

  5. Yum, these look so good! I love chocolate chip cookies, we have been making a lot of them recently, we tried banana choc chip ones and we have made ones with marshmallows recently too! the kids have so much fun with them! :)

    Hope you are having a great week :)

    Away From Blue

  6. Chocolate chip cookies are my all-time favourites. These look amazing!


  7. Haven't tried baking cookies! Ahhh this looks so yummy! I love chocolate chips!

    Stay safe! :)



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