RECIPE: Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

“Losing weight isn’t about depriving yourself of all those things you once loved. Have a try at these gooey centred easy to make cookies. They’re low calories so make plenty as they’re sure to be a hit.”

Nutritional Information

  • Kcal 121
  • Fat 6.3g
  • Saturates 3.8g
  • Carbs 14.7g
  • Sugars 9.5g
  • Fibre 0.5g
  • Protein 1.3g
  • Salt 0.2g


  • 150g salted butter, softened
  • 80g light brown muscovado sugar
  • 80g granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 225g plain flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 200g plain chocolate chips or chunks


1 – Heat the oven to 190C/fan170C/gas 5 and line two baking sheets with non-stick baking paper.
2 – Put 150g softened salted butter, 80g light brown muscovado sugar and 80g granulated sugar into a bowl and beat until creamy.
3 – Beat in 2 tsp vanilla extract and 1 large egg.
4 – Sift 225g plain flour, ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda and ¼ tsp salt into the bowl and mix it in with a wooden spoon.
5 – Add 200g plain chocolate chips or chunks and stir well.
6 – Use a teaspoon to make small scoops of the mixture, spacing them well apart on the baking trays. This mixture should make about 30 cookies.
7 – Bake for 8–10 mins until they are light brown on the edges and still slightly soft in the centre if you press them.
8 – Leave on the tray for a couple of mins to set and then lift onto a cooling rack.

Makes 30 cookies

Preparation Time: 15 mins approx

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