Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vanilla Chocolate Chip CookiesWhat can I say about these cookies? They’re practically foolproof and super soft! Too easy, the recipe makes about a million! Haha πŸ™‚

Seriously, this is the recipe that first made me feel like a baker. In college I would make these cookies, wrap them up spectacularly, and give them out as christmas presents. Making cookies is the foundation stone upon which all baking is built. I think that makes chocolate chip cookies the steel rods that are pile-driven into bedrock.

This recipe is extra special. I am a fan of a chewy cookie – probably the reason I eat so much Subway! It contains vanilla to make it smooth, chopped nuts for texture and chocolate because it’s essential. Try them out. I’m sure you’ll love them! As a recipe they’re super giving. You can be egg free and dairy free by making minor alterations. Completely kid friendly.

Makes 24

You will need:

  • 2 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of white sugar
  • 1/4 cup of light milk (or perhaps sweet condensed milk)
  • 1 cup of margarine
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (1 milk, 1 dark)
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts

Cookie batterΒ Before the ovenΒ After the oven

The Cookies: Preheat oven to 180Β°C.

Cream margarine and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Stir in milk and vanilla extract.

In a separate bowl sift flour and salt. Add this to the wet mixture.

Mix in chocolate chips and chopped nuts.

Spoon onto a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Cooking time will vary based on how large you make the cookies.

Get in my belly chocolate chip cookies

Notes: I recommend baking a test cookie to decide how big you want them.

Egg free recipe! So the dough is safe to eat and can be refrigerated/frozen for later use!

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