Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies
5 from 3 votes
Dive into the world of homemade chocolate chip cookies. From the classic combination of butter and sugar to the irresistible chocolate chips, each ingredient contributes to creating that perfect, comforting bite.
Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Craving a timeless classic that never fails to satisfy? Look no further than the beloved chocolate chip cookie! Originating in the early 20th century, this sweet treat has cemented its place as a household favorite across the globe.

With its irresistible combination of gooey chocolate and buttery dough, it’s no wonder these cookies have stood the test of time.

Crafting your own batch of chocolate chip cookies is easier than you might think. Despite its seemingly complex flavors, this recipe is perfect for beginners and seasoned bakers alike.

With a few simple ingredients and straightforward steps, you’ll be whipping up batches of these delectable cookies in no time.

Expert Tip: Don’t overmix the dough once the flour is added, as this can result in tough cookies. Mix just until the flour is incorporated.


Butter: Softened butter lends a rich and creamy texture to the chocolate chip cookies, ensuring they turn out moist and flavorful. It also provides a buttery taste that perfectly complements the sweetness of the chocolate chips.

Brown Sugar: Brown sugar adds a depth of flavor and chewiness to the cookies, creating a delightful caramel undertone. Its molasses content helps to keep the cookies soft and moist, enhancing their overall texture.

Egg: The egg acts as a binding agent, holding the cookie dough together and giving it structure. It also adds moisture to the dough, resulting in tender and chewy cookies.

Vanilla Extract: Vanilla extract imparts a warm and aromatic flavor to the cookies, elevating their taste profile with its sweet and floral notes. It enhances the overall sweetness of the cookies while adding a subtle depth of flavor.

Chocolate Chips: Chocolate chips provide bursts of rich and indulgent chocolate in every bite. Their melty goodness adds irresistible texture and flavor, making these cookies a crowd-pleaser.

Self-Raising Flour: Self-raising flour serves as the base ingredient for the cookie dough, providing structure and volume to the cookies as they bake. It contains a leavening agent, such as baking powder, which helps the cookies rise and become light and fluffy.

Baking Soda: Baking soda acts as a leavening agent, helping the cookies rise and achieve the perfect texture. It reacts with the acidic components in the dough, such as brown sugar and vanilla extract, to create carbon dioxide bubbles, which give the cookies their airy texture.

Expert Tip: Experiment with different types of chocolate chips, such as dark chocolate or white chocolate, to customize the flavor of your cookies.

Serving Suggestions

  • Pair these freshly baked chocolate chip cookies with a tall glass of cold milk for the ultimate nostalgic treat.
  • For an extra indulgent experience, sandwich a scoop of vanilla ice cream between two warm cookies to make irresistible ice cream sandwiches.
  • Serve alongside a hot cup of coffee or tea for a cozy afternoon snack.
  • Crumble cooled cookies over vanilla or chocolate ice cream for a delicious dessert parfait.
  • Package these homemade cookies in decorative bags or boxes to give as thoughtful gifts for friends and family.

Expert Tip: For extra flavor, try adding a sprinkle of sea salt on top of the cookies before baking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use regular flour instead of self-raising flour?

Yes, you can substitute all-purpose flour for self-raising flour by adding 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder for every cup of flour.

How can I make my cookies softer or chewier?

For softer cookies, reduce the baking time by a few minutes. To make them chewier, try adding an extra egg yolk to the dough.

Yes, you can portion the cookie dough into balls and freeze them on a baking sheet. Once frozen, transfer the dough balls to a freezer-safe bag or container and store for up to three months. When ready to bake, simply place the frozen dough balls on a baking tray and bake as directed, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Nabeela Kauser
The perfect cookies recipe to make sure to give you chocolate chip cookies that are soft and chewy. Make these choc chip cookies on the day or freeze the dough for a sneaky snack later.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Refrigeration Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Western
Servings 12 Cookies
Calories 274 kcal


  • 100 g Butter Softened
  • 100 g Sugar Brown
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 200 g Chocolate Chips
  • 200 g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda


  • In a large bowl cream together the butter with brown sugar and the white sugar
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract and mix until combined
  • Sift the self-raising flour and the baking soda together into the mixture then mix the flour until there is no trace of flour
  • Fold in the chocolate chips into the dough
  • Take a tablespoon of the cookie dough mixture and make a smooth ball
  • Place the dough balls on to a baking tray ensuring to leave enough space between each ball to allow the cookies to spread then leave in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes
  • Bake in the centre of a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F (gas mark 4) for 12-15 minutes
  • Let the cookies cool down before serving them warm or cooled with a glass of milk and enjoy!



Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.


Calories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 155mgPotassium: 84mgFibre: 1gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 228IUVitamin D: 0.1µgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword After School Snacks, Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Food, Recipe
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