What could be better than freshly baked cookies?


  • 175 g softened butter
  • 175 g light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 350 g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 110 g mixed chocolate chips
  • 110 g mixed nuts (pistachio, walnuts, shelled hazelnuts, pine nuts etc)


  • Cream the butter and sugar with the vanilla extract for 4-5 minutes in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs and beat for a few minutes.
  • Sieve the flour with the baking powder and the salt.
  • In a separate bowl add the mixed nuts and the chocolate chips.
  • Add the sifted flour mixture to the butter and egg mixture and beat slowly until the mixture comes together.
  • Add in the chocolate chips and mixed nuts and beat until combined.
  • Break some of the dough into small balls and place on a lined baking tray.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes in a preheated oven 180°C (350°F/Gas Mark 4).
  • Allow to cool down and serve.
  • This mixture freezes quite successfully:
  • To freeze, roll it into long thick coils and then you can cut the mixture easier.