Cookie Jar Treats

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You will need:

  • 105g all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 50g granulated sugar
  • 68g packed brown sugar
  • 100g semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 85g softened butter
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A small bag of M&Ms


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C
  2. Line 2 trays with baking paper or baking sheets
  3. Beat the egg, Vanilla extract and butter (make sure it’s softened) in a bowl until fully blended
  4. Add all other ingredients to the bowl (except the M&Ms) and mix well, use your fingers if you have to.
  5. Use your hands and make small balls and place 6 on each tray. (This recipe makes 12 cookies)
  6. Bake for 5-7 minutes then take them out of the oven, to place the M&Ms on top and return to the oven
  7. Bake for 4-6 minutes more or until golden brown
  8. Take out of the oven and leave to cool for about 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely

Hey everyone! You said you wanted recipes, so here’s one for you. I know that it isn’t exactly Christmassy but maybe you could add some cinnamon or something? Also, this recipe is perfect to fit in a jar (0.5l sized) which can make a perfect gift.

Love, Em Xxx

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