Chocolate chip cookies

Chunky Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes
Makes: About 15 average size biscuits


  • 150g Butter
  • 375g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs or 2 large eggs (slightly gooey) or 3 medium eggs (very gooey)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) water
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla or a couple of drops of vanilla essence
  • 375g plain flour
  • 75g cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) bi-carbonate of soda
  • 2 x 100g of either small chocolate cubes, chocolate chips, Smarties or chocolate buttons (totalling 200g)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cream butter, sugar, eggs, water and vanilla (or vanilla essence) in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until light and creamy.
  3. Sift flour, cocoa, salt and bi-carbonate of soda together. Add to creamed mixture gradually, mixing on low speed until blended.
  4. Stir in chocolate. Drop by tablespoonfuls (15 mL) onto ungreased baking sheet, leaving room for spreading.
  5. Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 7 to 9 minutes, or just until set. DO NOT OVER BAKE. Cookies should be soft and moist. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet, then remove to wire rack and cool completely.

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