Chewy chocolate chip cookies

Makes – 18 large cookies


  • 250g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 170g butter (melted)
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 200g chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 170C.
  2. Sieve flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. In another bowl, cream together the melted butter, brown sugar and caster sugar.
  4. Beat together the eggs and vanilla and add to the melted butter and sugar mixture.
  5. Add wet ingredients to the dry mixture and mix with a wooden spoon.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Line a baking try with Baking parchment.
  8. Spoon 18 off 1 tbsp mixture into a heap on baking sheet (DO NOT PAT DOWN) (leave 5 cm between each heap)
  9. Bake in oven for 12 – 15 minutes or until edges turn golden.
  10. Cool on a baking tray.