Friday, May 9, 2014

Soft and chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The best indulgence for me is having couple of chocolate chip cookies with a cup of coffee.The aroma of freshly baked cookies is a reward in itself. I made these cookies over last weekend and they turned out just how I like them,soft ,chewy and loaded with chocolate chips. Irrelevant to mention,they did not survive the weekend:)


1 and 1/4 Cup plus 2 tablespoon All purpose flour
1/2 Cup Salted Butter,kept at room temperature
1 Cup Brown sugar 
1 cup Chocolate Chips
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
Pinch of Salt


  • Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Beat together Butter and brown sugar till the become fluffy and light in color.

  • Add egg and vanilla extract and beat the mixture for about 1-2 minutes.

  • Sift Flour,baking powder,baking soda and salt into the butter mixture and mix well with the help of spatula.
  • Finally add chocolate chips and mix until well distributed.

  • Drop about 2 tablespoons of cookie dough onto prepared  baking tray.

  • Bake at 180 degree C for about 14-15 minutes till edges of the cookie turn light brown in color.

  • Let the cookie remain on cookie sheet for 2 minutes and the transfer them to plate to cool down.
  • Enjoy with a cup of cappuccino or a glass of cold milk.

      Quick Tips

  • In case of non availability of brown sugar, it can be substituted with regular white sugar.
  • Ensure egg and butter are kept at room temperature for 3-4 hours.It makes a significant improvement in texture of cookie.
  • Don't skimp on chocolate chips in this recipe. You can also add about 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts to this recipe.