Saturday, 20 April 2013

Chewy Chunky Cookies

So this weekend I wanted to move away from cupcakes, cakes and slices and try something different. I had some ginger chunks and left over Smarties from last weeks caramel squares, but, I didn't really think they'd go too well together. I eventually decided to try out a new chewy cookie recipe I found in the paper. I made two batches - one Chunky Ginger and Dark Chocolate lot & one lot with Mixed Chocolate Chips and Smarties :) So here goes...

You will need..

480g Plain Flour (sieved)
Half tsp Baking Soda
Half tsp Salt
180g Butter (Melted)
250g Brown Sugar
120g White Caster Sugar
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
1 Egg
1 Egg Yolk
480g (ish) of Chocolate Chips or fillings of your choice



1) Preheat your oven to 165C/ 325F /Gas Mark 3
2) Sieve the flour, baking soda and salt into a large bowl and leave to one side
3) In a separate bowl, with a food mixer, cream the melted butter, caster sugar and brown sugar together 
4) When nice and creamy, add in the egg, the egg yolk and the vanilla extract (the easiest way to separate an egg is to crack it in half drop the yolk into one side and then back into the other until all of the white has ran off)

5) Finally stir in the chocolate chips/ smarties/ nuts/ ginger (whatever you like really :)

6) Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and put a tbsp of the mixture on the tray fro each cookie
7) Place them in the oven for 15 to 17 minutes 

Leave the cookies to cool on a wire rack so they set before eating :) 


  1. I can only imagine the wonderful aroma when the cookies were baking! :)

    1. Aw there's nothing nicer! its such a homely smell :)

  2. I love it. I'm coming over to get it. lol

    1. Haha you should try out the recipe they're so easy to make :)