Giving food that you've made for friend and/or family is a lot more personal and tastier than picking something up from the shop.
Whether you want to add something to the current present your giving or just want to give cute wrapped collections of cookies.
1 cup butter,
1/2 cup dark brown sugar,
1/2 cup light brown sugar,
1 tsp vanilla extract,
2 1/2 cup plain flour,
1/4 cup corn flour,
1 cup chocolate chips,
1/2 tsp salt,
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda,
1 tbsp golden syrup,
In a bowl cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs, vanilla and syrup to the butter mixture.
In a bowl mix together the flours, salt, chips and soda with a whisk to just combine.
Fold the dry mixture into the wet mixture making sure you don't over mix.
Line a large baking tray/s and using a medium sized ice cream scoop, scoop and scrape the dough onto the tray/s.
bake for 10-12 minutes until slightly golden, crispy at the edges and soft in the centre.
Allow to cool for around 10-20 minutes or 5 minutes before removing from the tray.
instead of as well as chocolate chips- caramel/toffee cubes (chopped) & corse sea salt on top before cooking.
Add some coarsely chopped pecans, mmm my favourite!
Add chopped walnut/chopped peel, 1 tsp mixed spice, 1/2 cinnamon and sprinkle with ginger.
1/2 cup raisins/sultanas if you like them
1/3 cup sliced almonds with 1/2 tsp almond extract!
2 level tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg