Classic chocolate chip cookies

A simple to make, yet delicious recipe that is the perfect snack loved by children and adults alike and should satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Also, as an added bonus, these cookies make the kitchen smell great.


1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg (room temperature)
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 + 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 + 1/2 cup chocolate chip
1 cup toasted walnuts
1 tbsp corn flour


  1. Mix the butter, sugar and brown sugar in a bowl. Once its creamy, add the egg and vanilla essence and mix well. To this add the sifted flour, baking soda, corn flour and salt and combine until well blended. Finally add the chocolate chip and toasted walnuts.
  2. Once the cookie dough is set, separate and make small balls (about 2 tablespoons of cookie dough per ball). You should get about 24 small balls. Place these on a cookie sheet and refrigerate for an hour.
  3. Depending on your oven, you might have to bake these cookies in 2 batches. Preheat the oven to 170C and pop the cookies in the oven for 15-18 min until the sides turn slight brown. Then, remove the cookies and let it cool it.

Your cookies are now ready to enjoy! They go great with cold milk.


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