Cookies for Santa


Chocolate chip cookies are a firm favourite in our house and always go down a treat. The beauty of this recipe is you can vary it. I like to add mixed spice and dried fruit as an alternative to chocolate chips.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

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Serves: 12 people

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  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. Divide the dough, roll into balls and place, well spaced, on a lined baking tray.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes in a preheated oven (180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4).
  9. Allow to cool down and serve.
  • Rose, 20 Aug 17

    5 stars rating
    really good it was fun to make and tasted great!

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