Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect and simple… these classic chocolate chip cookies are just like the ones your grandma used to make (maybe even better!!). 

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There are a LOT of chocolate chip cookie recipes on Bake Play Smile… for two reasons:

1) I LOVE chocolate chip cookies, and so, any excuse to make them is a good one;

2) I am on a never-ending quest to find the perfect and BEST chocolate chip cookie recipe!!!

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And can I just tell you that these classic chocolate chip cookies are definitely up there as one of my all-time favourites. They’re just the right amount of chewy/crispy and oh-so-gooooood!

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I’m not joking about these being your typical classic chocolate chip cookies either. They’re exactly like the ones your grandma used to make – totally old fashioned and equally as delicious!!

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

PS – on a side note… is there anything better than sitting down to a nice hot cuppa and a chocolate chip bikkie? It’s pretty much too awesome for words!

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Anyway, that’s it from me today. I’m off to do ALL the fun jobs… yep you know the ones – washing, dusting, vacuuming (isn’t it just great… NOT!). Toodle-pips! xx

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Love a good old chocolate chip cookie??  Try these yummy recipes too and decide for yourself which is your fave!

(… I wasn’t joking about my choc chip cookie obsession!!!!)

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies - Conventional Method

Perfect and simple... these classic chocolate chip cookies are just like the ones your grandma used to make (maybe even better!!). 

Course Biscuits, Cookies
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 24
Author Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 150 g butter softened
  • 80 g caster sugar
  • 80 g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp bi-carb soda
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 220 g chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  2. Line two large baking trays with greaseproof paper and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the softened butter, caster sugar and brown sugar until pale and creamy.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue to beat until well combined.
  5. Add the salt.
  6. Sift the bi-carb soda and plain flour over the top of the mixture and fold through.
  7. Add the chocolate chips and stir through.
  8. Place the dough into the fridge for 15 minutes (optional).
  9. Roll into heaped teaspoon sized balls and place onto the prepared trays (leave a gap between each cookie to allow for spreading).
  10. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until just lightly golden.
  11. Allow to cool slightly on the baking trays before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies - Thermomix Method

Perfect and simple... these classic chocolate chip cookies are just like the ones your grandma used to make (maybe even better!!). 

Course Biscuits, Cookies
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 24
Author Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 150 g butter softened
  • 80 g caster sugar
  • 80 g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp bi-carb soda
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 220 g chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  2. Line two large baking trays with greaseproof paper and set aside.
  3. Place the softened butter, caster sugar and brown sugar into the Thermomix bowl (with the butterfly inserted).
  4. Mix on Speed 4 for 20 seconds.
  5. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix for a further 40 30 seconds, Speed 6 (or until pale and creamy).
  6. Reduce to Speed 2 and with the butterfly still turning, add the egg and vanilla extract through the MC hole.
  7. Increase to Speed 4 for 20 seconds.
  8. Remove the butterfly.
  9. Add the salt, bi-carb soda and plain flour to the bowl.
  10. Mix on Speed 4, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 10 seconds.
  11. Fold the chocolate chips through with the spatula.
  12. Place the dough into the fridge for 15 minutes (optional).
  13. Roll into heaped teaspoon sized balls and place onto the prepared trays (leave a gap between each cookie to allow for spreading).
  14. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until just lightly golden.
  15. Allow to cool slightly on the baking trays before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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4 thoughts on “Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies”

  1. Yum! These look perfect. It’s so important to get the crispy/chewy balance just right!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Hehehe so true!

  2. Belinda says:

    Thanks so much for this recipe – quick, easy and totally delicious!!

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Thank you!! These are my faves!

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