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recipe for chocolate chip cookies
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Recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies

A choc chip cookies recipe that's been handed down and around for years.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: recipe for chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 150kcal


  • 125 grams butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar (or granulated sugar)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups SR flour (or 1 3/4 cups plain/all-purpose flour and 3 teaspoons baking powder and a pinch of salt)
  • 3/4 cups chocolate chips milk, dark or white (or 125 grams roughly chopped chocolate)


  • Pre-heat oven to moderate (180 degrees celsius, fan-forced).
  • Line three baking trays with baking paper.
  • Cream butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  • Add lightly whisked egg and vanilla extract and beat again until well combined.
  • Fold in flour gradually, and then stir in chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout mixture. (But don't overmix!)
  • Roll tablespoons into balls and place on baking tray, spaced to allow for spreading. Flatten balls slightly with your fingertips.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes on the baking tray and then use a spatula to transfer to a cooling tray.
  • Store in an airtight container.


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg