Small-batch chocolate chip cookies

Total 20 min
Serves 4

This recipe yields just four cookies, making it the perfect little indulgence for after dinner.



2 tbsp
butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup
1/2 tsp
1/3 cup
all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
1/4 cup
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 tsp
flaky sea salt


  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Line a baking pan with parchment.
  • STIR butter with brown sugar in a medium bowl until creamy. Stir in egg yolk and vanilla until combined. Stir in flour and baking soda until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • DIVIDE batter into 4 portions. Scoop each portion onto prepared sheet, 3-in. apart. Cookies will spread as they bake. Sprinkle with sea salt if desired.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until cookies are golden around the edges, about 10 min. Transfer sheet to a rack to cool just slightly, about 2 min.


Calories 206
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrates 28 g
Fat 11 g
Fibre 1 g
Sodium 126 mg

Secret ingredient

Flaky sea salt is used at the end of cooking to preserve texture and appearance. Here it adds a salty note and a fun crunch to make these cookies even more delicious.

Issue: April 2015

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Photo credit: Photo, Sian Richards.

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