• 125 g butter or margarine
  • 50 g soft brown sugar
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 150 g self-raising flour
  • 125 g plain dark chocolate (finely chopped)


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4).
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Cream the butter or margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • Beat the egg, sift in the flour, and then add the chocolate pieces and mix thoroughly.
  • Put 25 teaspoonfuls of the mixture, slightly apart, on the baking sheet and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Leave the cookies on a baking sheet for 1 minute, then transfer onto a wire rack and leave to cool.