Best Batch Of Homemade Cookies
I recieved this recipe from my boyfriend's mother, who in turn received it from a bake-sale friend of hers, and now it is the recipe I regularly pass on to my own friends. The cookies are delicious and gooey in the middle, they also yield about 60 good sized cookies and the batter can be cut in half to freeze for the next time you want a cookie. I have to warn you though, dear reader, these will go fast if they are not guarded carefully and you may not even have time to taste a cookie from the original batter before you have to fetch the half you had stored in the freezer. But I promise it will be worth it!
This cookie recipe is also the only recipe I have ever found the courage to mail to my favourite youtubers. "Our Tribe Of Many" is a family of eleven who vlog their day to day life as well as grocery vlogs and general family stuff. I love watching them to relax, which is something I never find easy, and in one of their vlogs I heard the children liked to bake. I mustered all the bravery I had and sent them this recipe, my heart was beating so fast! The channel's owner replied a few days later to thank me and I had never been happier. Honestly, I would recommend watching them, they are so nice and genuinely interesting and I always find the clips they film in church to be nice, even as a non-believer.
I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as me and my family do!
- 500 grams butter, slightly softened
- 12 tablespoons caster sugar
- 400 grams sweet condensed milk
- 508 grams self-raising flour
- 500 grams milk chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven at 180C.
- Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, then add the condensed milk. You can then fold in the flour and the chocolate chips. You can add a little milk if you think the batter is too thick, I always do, but the original recipe does not mention it.
- Roll the mixture into balls and place on a tray lined with baking parchement, be careful to leave enough space between balls to account for expansion in the oven. You can flatten the balls with a fork. Alternatively, you can skip the rolling into balls and simply spoon the mixture onto the tray.
- Bake at 180C for about 8 minutes depending on the size of your batter balls. Use the first tray as a guide for how long the rest of the cookies should bake.