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Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 3/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour

  • 1/2tsp baking soda

  • 14tbsp unsalted butter (210g)

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup moscovado sugar

  • 1tsp table salt

  • 1tbsp vanilla extract

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 large egg yolk

  • 1 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 3/4 cup of chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 190degC. Adjust oven rack to middle position. Line two 18×12 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Whisk flour and baking soda.

  3. Heat 10tbsp of butter (150g) in a skillet over medium heat until melted about 2 minutes.

  4. Continue stirring for another 1-3 minutes until brown and there is a nutty aroma. Remove from heat.

  5. Pour heated butter through a sieve into a heat proof bowl. Stir in remaining butter until completely melted.

  6. Add all three sugars, salt and vanilla to bowl with butter and whisk until fully combined. Add egg and egg yolk, whisk until mixture is smooth and no sugar lumps remains, about 30 seconds. Let mixture stand for 3 minutes then whisk for another 30 seconds.

  7. Repeat step four 2 more times until mixture is thick and shiny.

  8. Stir in flour until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts until combined.

  9. Use an ice cream scoop to form cookies. Place dough 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.

  10. Bake cookies one tray at a time, rotating cookie sheet halfway through baking. Bake until cookies are golden brown and still puffy. Approximately 10-14 minutes.

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