Let’s Bake! (Chocolate Chip Cookies Edition)

I really enjoyed making my last baking post, so I thought I would give it another go!Β Once all the snickerdoodles were gone, I wanted more cookies, and chocolate chip is my second favourite!

The recipe I used is another old, trusted one that I found online. There’s so much recipes out there! I’ll leave a linkΒ hereΒ and let you know again, that the recipe I used has been halved. I also am not a fan of nuts, so I always opt to leave those out. This recipe gives you soft, chewy cookies, which again is the type I prefer!

Let’s get into it.

First, make sure you have all the ingredients, cause I’ve been caught out before.

To make 12 cookies, you will need:

  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract/essence (I can’t tell the difference truthfully)
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp hot water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

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Cream together the softened (or in my case, almost melted) butter, brown and white sugar.

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Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla.

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Mix some more!

Now the dry ingredients. Β Time to add baking soda, salt and flour.

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Now, for the best part! The chocolate chips!!

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I love cookie batter!

Now to scoop it out and put on the baking trays.

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I baked them for 15 minutes at 150 degrees celsius.

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Cookies!!!!

As usual, they expanded more than I thought. But they look (and taste) good! Which is the most important part.

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I really like cookies πŸ™‚

Also, it looks like we’ve almost reached 300 followers! I’m off to plan a special little post thanking everyone for when we reach it ?

Angela.

Hello internet! My name is Angela. I write daily about my travels, life, thoughts, and ramblings. I live down in New Zealand with my lovely husband, Rory. Thanks for stopping by!

54 comments
  1. Yum! These look just like the cookies I made! I’ll have to try your recipe out!

    1. It was after I saw your post that I decided to make some of my own ??

  2. Mmmm these look yummy! Maybe this is a silly question, but did you use a particular type of sugar for white/brown, such as muscavado for brown and caster for white? I’m sure it’s the sugar I can never get quite right whenever I’ve made cookies (or perhaps I just use too much as I have a sweet tooth!) x

    1. For the white sugar, I just used the standard one, not castor. The brown sugar I used is called Raw Sugar. But it’s basically brown sugar. I don’t know if that helps XD
      But keep experimenting when you bake, that’s what I normally do. With cookies, I have tried lots of different recipes, and I prefer some over others. Once I find the one I realy like, I stick with that one forever!

      1. Thanks, will do! I’ll bookmark this page and give this recipe a try soon =]

  3. OHHH they look delicious!! I’ve got to try making those. I’m not a very good baker, but what can go wrong with chocolate chip cookies?.. ? one of my more talented baking friends told me that she puts the dough into the refrigerator for a while before baking them so the cookies don’t expand as much. Maybe that will help? The larger cookies do look scrumptious, though. Anyways, congratulations on three hundred!!! You deserve it:)
    Cate xx

    1. Hi Cate! They are so delicious, and the recipe is very easy to follow. You know, I think the original recipe did say to refrigerate the batter for a while..But I’m not very patient, and I just wanted to eat the cookies! XD

  4. Looks good even though I possibly cannot fit in more food tonight. One can, however, always be a drooling dog.

    1. Haha XD Fair enough, even when full, we can at least look at more delicious foods and plan on having them another ady πŸ™‚

      1. I shall reach in through Bertie (my laptop) another day then πŸ˜€

  5. These look so good fuck me up aha

    1. Ha! Thank you ?

  6. It looks so yummy. Will surely try it out. πŸ™‚

    1. Definitely do it! It’s a nice easy recipe πŸ™‚

      1. Yeah and that result is too tempting. πŸ˜€

  7. Wow, you’ve got great baking skills. The cookies look so yummy! Thanks for putting up a quick & easy chocolate cookie recipe. I’ll try some soon. ?

    1. Thank you πŸ™‚
      I really recommend the recipe! It’s very quick and easy πŸ˜€

  8. They look so delicious!

    1. They really are! πŸ™‚

  9. Ohh your cookies look delicious, chocolate chip cookies are always a good idea haha!! I love how you have taken a picture of every step, it makes it so much easier to follow the recipe ?

    1. Thank you! You can never go wrong with a classic chocolate chip cookie! I had fun taking pictures while baking, I’m glad it helps πŸ˜€

  10. Yuuuum! I’ve been thinking about making some chocolate chip cookies soon. Yours look good!

    1. Thanks Maggie! They were really nice. I love soft, chewy cookies πŸ™‚

      1. You’re welcome! I’m sure they were. It’s been a while since I had a chocolate chip cookie (I try to avoid chocolate – acne problems, hah!), but I’m happy about getting to make a batch soon πŸ™‚

  11. Tasty!

    1. They really were!

  12. Can I use dermerara sugar instead of brown ?

    1. I would think so…as long as it’s different to white sugar, then I think it’s fine. But I’m no expert baker XD

  13. […] baking this weekend. I was originally just wanting chocolate chip cookies, like I have previouslyΒ made. But then Rory suggested adding peanut butter. Peanut butter and chocolate is an amazing mix! I […]

  14. This looks like a very easy recipe and a yummy one too. Will definitely try it out.

    1. You should! They make delicious cookies πŸ˜€

  15. Perfect timing! I was just thinking about baking some chocolate chip cookies! They look amazing!

    1. Haha, glad I could help! This recipe makes really good chocolate chip cookies!!

  16. Mmmmm they look scrumptious!! ?? xx

    1. They really are!! πŸ˜€

  17. These look so yummy πŸ˜€ I don’t make biscuits very often, I tend to just make cakes! Maybe I should make some biscuits πŸ˜€

    1. They’re really good! I would like to make cake sometime actually, I just have a habit of making cookies πŸ˜€

      1. You make the cookies and I’ll make the cakes πŸ˜‰

        1. Sounds like a plan! ?

  18. They look so yummy.

    1. Thank you Mariam! πŸ˜€

  19. These look SOOOO yummy! <3

    1. They really are! πŸ˜€

  20. I’m not even going to ask for any, I know they are already gone hahaha πŸ˜‰

    1. ? Haha, you know me too well πŸ˜€

  21. Chocolate chip cookies are my absolute favourite!! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe!! <3 πŸ˜€

    1. I forgot to mention- I’m loving the new blog logo!! <3

      1. Thank you Tabi! And yes chocolate chip cookies are such a classic cookie πŸ˜€
        I’m always fond of the more soft, chewy kinds, and this recipe is perfect for that! πŸ˜€

  22. I haven’t made any cookies like this for a long time, I love ones that expand like that!

    1. Me too! These ones go super huge, and they’re also very soft and delicious πŸ˜€

  23. Those look big and delicious!! I need to remember to make these!

    1. You really should! They’re so yummy πŸ˜€

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