It’s cold, wet and utterly miserable in South Wales at the moment. It’s much more pleasant to stay in and have warm cookies than attempting to go out.
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
Beat together 125g of butter, 125g caster sugar and 100g light brown soft sugar in a bowl. Add an egg and some vanilla essence and beat. Sift in 225g self raising flour and a sprinkle of salt. Add some chopped up chocolate and form into a dough.
Grease a baking sheet and form small balls of dough, spread out evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
They will be very soft when they come out of the oven. Leave on the baking tray for a while before transferring on to a cooling rack.