Friday, 20 January 2012

Oat & choc chunk cookies


Ingredients

  • 150g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 80g (1/2 cup, lightly packed) brown sugar
  • 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g (1 cup) plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 180g (2 cups) rolled oats
  • 150g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Method

    1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
    2. Use an electric beater to beat the butter and combined sugar in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Add the egg and vanilla, and beat until well combined.
    3. Sift the flour and baking powder over the egg mixture. Add the oats and chocolate, and stir until well combined.
    4. Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Place on lined tray. Flatten slightly. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until light golden.
    5. Set aside on the tray for 5 minutes to cool before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.