by Aishling


500g Plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
225g unsalted butter at room temp>
220g caster sugar
220g light brown sugar
2 eggs lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
500g chopped chocolate bar or chocolate drops

§  Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt together in a medium-sized bowl
§  Using an electric mixer, beat the butter, caster sugar and brown sugar together until smooth for  about 3 minutes. Add the eggs a little at a time, beating until fully combines, then mix in the vanilla extract
§  In three additions, beat in the flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Fold in the chocolate. Ideally, chill the dough overnight before baking.
§  Preheat the oven to 180⁰C/160⁰C fan/350⁰F/gas 4 and line two baking trays with baking paper. Use your hands or an ice-cream scoop to form balls of dough, about 60g per cookie.
§  Bake six cookies per tray for 16-18 mins or until golden around the edges. Allow the cookies to cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully.
WARNING: Do NOT overcook! I will not be held responsible for broken teeth!

TIP: Substitute the milk chocolate for white chocolate. .  dark chocolate. .  smarties. .  M&M’s. .  rolos.  . . whatever floats your boat!

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Unknown July 5, 2012 - 1:22 pm

ummmm yumy! Have to try this for sure!:)

Rebecca July 5, 2012 - 11:45 pm

I love chewy cookies. Thanks for the recipie!


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