Life is better with fresh-baked cookies. Go and make some now, come on, as a treat.


  • 100g butter
  • 125g Caster sugar (golden gives a lovely flavour)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract (optional, but does make the whole thing tastier)
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 100g choc chips/ chopped chocolate
  1. Preheat oven to 170°/gas mark 3 and line two baking trays.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar, add the egg and vanilla essence and mix well to combine. Fold through the flour and chocolate chips.
  3. Roll into 20 balls and refrigerate for 15 mins. Flatten slightly with your finger and bake for 10-12 mins.
  4. Enjoy!!!