chocolate chip cookies


  • 350 g margarine

  • 150 g brown sugar

  • 250 g castor sugar

  • 7 ml vanilla essence

  • 3 large eggs

  • 530 g cake flour

  • 220 g chocolate chips

  • 7 g baking powder

  • Using an electric mixer, beat margarine, sugars, and vanilla essence for 1-2 minutes or until smooth and well combined. Beat in eggs until combined.

  • Stir in flour in 2 batches. Stir in chocolate chips and baking powder. Mix well.

  • Keep dough in chiller to rest for 2 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

  • Shape dough into balls, about 40g each. Place on prepared trays, 3 cm apart. Press down slightly. Decorate with extra chocolate chips.

  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until light golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.