Midnight Cookies

The flavour of chocolate in baking is so tasty and the smell is divine. These cookies are nice and crunchy with a subtle sweet taste.


125g butter
175g castor sugar
1 egg
½ tsp vanilla extract
125 plain flour
35g cocoa powder
½ tsp bicarbonate soda


1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4 and line two trays with parchment paper.

2. Put the butter and sugar into a large bowl, cream together until light and fluffy. Next add the egg and vanilla extract until smooth. Then sift in the flour, cocoa powder and bicarbonate soda mix well.

3. Wet your hands slightly and roll into medium sized balls placing them spaced out on the baking tray.

4. Place in the oven and bake for roughly 13 minutes until set, then leave to cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool down completely.


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