The ultimate chocolate chip cookie!

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Once a month I go to Bake club, a good excuse to eat lots of baked goods and chat :) The theme this month was chocolate, and as I not a big fan of chocolate bakes (I know must be one of the only ones) I do like a good chocolate chip cookie!

On a quest to bake the best chocolate chip cookie I came up with this recipe, a sandwich cookie with a marshmallow creme filling, and its delicious!! 

Marshmallow gooood, chewy biscuit goooood, sandwich cookie that you can take apart and nibble, goooood :D All and all a perfect bake for the weekend!

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To make the cookies:

  • preheat the oven to 175C
  • mix 170 gr of room temperature butter with 100 gr brown sugar and 60 gr caster sugar until creamy, I use an electric mixer for this.
  • add 1 egg and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract and mix well
  • add 300 gr self raising flour, 20 gr corn flour, a pinch of salt and 180 gr chocolate chips. I do this by hand, and mix together into a soft dough.
  • As these are sandwich cookies I like to keep them small, make a little ball, ping-pong ball size, line a baking sheet with baking paper and flatten your dough balls slightly. Leave space in between your cookies on the baking sheet as they will spread.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, when you take them out of the oven they will look slightly under done. Leave them on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before moving them to a wire rack, if you move them before they will crumble. Let cool completely.

For the filling:

  • Mix 100 gr softened butter with 150 gr icing sugar, 2 table spoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Let 150 gr marshmallow melt in the microwave in a bowl, this takes between 20-40 seconds on full power. keep an eye on it not to burn.
  • Add the melted marshmallow to the butter creme and mix for a minute.
  • Let the filling rest in the fridge for 10 minutes and pipe it on half of your cookies, top with the other half and enjoy!
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If you don't fancy the marshmallow filling you can of course just bake them as chewy chocolate chip cookies, just as nice. I made these a bit bigger, say golf ball size and flattened them with the palm of my hand before baking.

Are baking something for the weekend? Do you have a favorite chocolate recipe?


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