American chocolate chunky cookies

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
American chocolate chunky cookies
Once you have made these, you will be addicted. Super delicious chocolate chunky cookies.

300g plain chocolate (about 55% cocoa solids)

100g bar milk chocolate

100g light muscovado sugar

85g butter, at room temperature

100g crunchy peanut butter

1 medium egg

½ tsp vanilla extract

100g self-raising flour

100g large salted roasted peanuts

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4.

Chop 200g of the plain chocolate into rough, chunks.

Chop the milk chocolate in the same way, and place in a separate bowl.

Break the remaining plain chocolate into a large heatproof mixing bowl.

Melt in the microwave.

Tip in the sugar, butter, peanut butter, egg and vanilla and beat with a wooden spoon until well mixed.

Stir in the flour, all the milk chocolate chunks, the nuts (no need to chop) and half the plain chocolate chunks.

Drop 12 large spoonful’s on the baking trays, leaving room for them to spread (you may need to bake in batches).

Stick the remaining chunks into the cookies.

Bake for 10-12 minutes until they are darkened very slightly darker around the edges.

Let them cool, then lift off with a wide spatula on to a cooling rack. 

Makes 12

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Chocolate, Eggs, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cookies & Biscuits

Level of Difficulty

They will keep crisp in an airtight tin for 3-4 days.

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