Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies


IMG_0628Making chocolate chip cookies has always been my favourite weekend activity. It is a chance to unwind from the working week and bake something delicious for family and friends.

I have made numerous cookies over the years, but this recipe always seems to come out on top, hence the ‘Best Ever’ title. The recipe below comes from a favourite cookbook of mine, Gran’s Sweet Pantry by Natalie Oldfield, but I have tweaked it slightly, for example, the recipe originally says to bake the cookies for 15 minutes, but I like mine chewy in the middle, so I bake them for 10-12 minutes.

Makes approximately 24 small cookies or 16-20 large cookies.

2 cups plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups dark chocolate buttons, roughly chopped
180g unsalted butter, melted
1 cup brown sugar (I like Billingtons)
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon…

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