Chocolate Chip Cookies

A weekend away is here and we are off to visit my boyfriends sister in derby, I thought it would be rude of me not to take some home bake goods. Also, I have missed baking due to working full-time and not really having the chance to bake as much as I was. I think the best time of day to bake is first thing in the morning, the smell of baked goods puts a giant smile on my face.

Peanut Butter and Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course Biscuits
Cuisine British
Keyword Baking, cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter softened
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 100 g light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 150 g self-raising flour
  • 100 g chocolate chips milk or plain
  • 75 g crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees/gas 5. Lightly grease 2 baking trays.
  • Measure the butter and sugars into a bowl and beat thoroughly until evenly blended. Add the beaten egg.
  • Mix in the flour and cocoa powder. Then stir in the peanut butter and chocolate chips. Spoon large teaspoons of the mixture on to the prepared baking trays, leaving room for the cookies to spread.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven on the top shelf for 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are golden. Keep a close on eye on them to make sure they do not burn.
  • Leave the cookies to cool on the trays for a few minutes then lift off with a palette knife.

Originally, I was going to make 100 out of cookies as a Thank you to all my followers but I decided that I just wanted to make some nice and simple cookies.  The cookies turned out super soft and chewy, the smell of fresh cookies that even my mum could not resist taking some to work for a snack.

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