Saturday, 16 November 2013

Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Here is the recipe with some pictures of the ones I made. (The recipe is in the Ballymaloe cookbook.) (I have halved this recipe so I had the right amount of cookies.)


Here it is:

Makes about 36-40 depending on size.


225g (8oz) butter



200g (7oz) brown sugar



175g (6oz) caster sugar



2 eggs, beaten



1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ( I do not use this)



350g (12oz) plain white flour



1 level teaspoon baking powder



1 level teaspoon bicarbonate soda

 (bread soda)


pinch of salt



150g (5oz) chocolate chips



110g (4oz) chopped nuts



Preheat the oven to 180 C/350 F/gas 4.



Cream butter, add sugars, and beat until light and fluffy. Add the egg bit at a time and then the vanilla extract. mix the dry ingredients and fold them in. Lastly add the chocolate chips and chopped nuts.



Divide the mixture into 7g (1/4oz) pieces for teeny weeny cookies or 25g (1oz) for medium cookies or 50g (2oz) for American style cookies on a baking sheet. Remember to allow lots of room for spreading. Bake for about 8-10 minutes depending on size.





Cool for a few minutes on the tray and then transfer to a wire rack. Store in an air tight container.


This recipe is NOT the halved one!



Just out the oven...

The mix when it is ready to be shaped. (Sticky)

Nice after lunch snack!

On the wire rack...
P.S I wrote this recipe a while ago. It was on my other blog, and I decided to move it here...


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