Chocolate Chip Cookies

75 g softened butter
75 g caster sugar
75 g soft light brown sugar
1 medium egg
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
175 g plain flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
150 g chocolate drops, dried cranberries or other dried combinations

Heat oven to 180oC fan forced
Line two baking trays with baking paper

In a large mixing bowl, stir together butter and sugar until well mixed.
Lightly beat egg and pour and mix into mixture and stir in vanilla.
Sift dry ingredients together and mix well.
Stir in 150 g of chocolate drops, dried fruit etc

Using hands or tablespoon, put balls of dough evenly spread on each baking tray. Flatten with fork
Bake in oven for 10 minutes – start checking around 5 minutes to get chewy cookies.

Remove from oven, leave on tray for a few minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes 24 cookies.