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Chocolate Chip Cookies for Santa

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Chocolate chip cookies are a firm favourite in our house and when we make them they always go down a treat. The beauty of this recipe is you can vary the recipe as much as you like and sometimes I like to add is some mixed spice and dried fruit for a varied alternative.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 0 people

  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 - Fresh Egg
  • 175 g Light Brown Sugar
  • 110 g Mixed Chocolate Chips
  • 350 g Plain Flour
  • 175 g SuperValu Butter
    softened
  • 110 g SuperValu Goodness Pistachio Nuts
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence

Method

  1. Cream the butter and sugar with the vanilla extract for 4-5 minutes in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in the eggs and beat for a few minutes.
  3. Sieve the flour with the baking powder and the salt.
  4. In a separate bowl add the mixed nuts and the chocolate chips.
  5.  Add the sifted flour mixture to the butter and egg mixture and beat slowly until the mixture comes together.
  6. Add in the chocolate chips and mixed nuts and beat until combined.
  7.  Break some of the dough into small balls and place on a lined baking tray
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes in a preheated oven (180C/350F/Gas Mark 4)
  9.  Allow to cool down and serve.
  10.  This mixture freezes quite successfully:
  11. To freeze it I tend to roll it into long thick coils and then you can cut the mixture easier.

 

 

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