Soft and gooey chocolate chip cookies

WARNING : This recipe is not for those watching their waist or intake of calories!!!

It’s been a while since I wrote about desserts which is unusual because I do (as does my partner) have a sweet tooth. It’s time to break my absence from the world of sugar and fat so here goes.

A few years ago, mum went to one of those evening classes run for adults. At the end of the 8-10 week session, they had a bring-a-plate party. I can’t remember what mum took to it but she did come back with a small serviette-wrapped bundle of chocolate chip cookies. She said that she’d taken one bite and decided that it was right up my alley so she’d wrapped up the rest for me. She went one step further and asked the lady for her recipe given how much I liked baking. I love you mum. This recipe remains my only and favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe. The thing I like most about this recipe is that the cookies are actually soft to the bite. This might not be to everyone’s liking but one can’t please everyone !

Without much adieu, let me give you the recipe. The pictures for this lot of cookies were taken as I baked a batch for my partner’s brother and friends who visited us recently.

Dark chocolate lava oozes out of a freshly baked cookie

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